INTJ and Hegel’s Dialectics of Empowerment

By Ryan Smith

“The true and positive meaning of the antinomies in Kant is this: That every actual thing involves a co-existence of opposed elements. Consequently to know, or in other words, to comprehend an object is equivalent to being conscious of it as a concrete unitary of opposed determinations.” – Hegel: Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences §1.4.48

On the site we have previous touched upon how Ni and Te, when they possess the ascendancy over the psyche, together result in an expansive and empowering mode of cognition in the NTJ types. In this article, I am going to use the dialectics of G.W.F. Hegel to demonstrate the nature of this Dialectic, as well as to point out a few things about Ni and Te. ...

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