after all the increase of material is most apparent, the greatest part of the food unchanged, mixed
mainly with animal substances, bile, phosphorus, and the like, and the primary action of the
organism to be to overcome and to eliminate its own products.
The syllogism of the organism is not, therefore, the syllogism of external purposiveness, for it does
not stop at directing its activity and form against the outer subject but makes this process, which
because of its externality is on the verge of becoming mechanical and chemical, into an object itself
And since it is nature, in the uniting of itself with itself in its outward process, it is no less a
disjunctive activity, which rids itself of this process, abstracts itself away from its anger towards the