_ Metaphysic-Comics | Ulrike Grossarth


Berlin 1994

‘The world has two metaphysical components which—as mind and matter, subject and object, meaning and being, nothing and thing, or as I and Id—constitute absolute opposites. Consciousness is a precarious bridge between these poles. To connect them it avails itself of an antithetical logic, from which, being only a variable intermediate state between these absolute metaphysical opposites, it excludes itself as a “third”. Logically, consciousness does not count because, compared to the 'eternal' truth, it is only a temporal, metaphysically preliminary element ... .’

Gotthard Günther, Idee und Grundriß einer nicht-Aristotelischen Logik, Felix Meiner Verlag, Hamburg 1959, p. 87.