it is the impulse that gives itself reality through a process of objectification ( 化成對象 ) .
the concept that came on the scene earlier as a subjective concept is the soul of life itself; it is the impulse that gives itself reality through a process of objectification ( 化成對象 ) .
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Thus life as such is for spirit in one respect a means, and then spirit holds it over against itself; in another respect, spirit is an individual, and then life is its body;
in yet another respect, this unity of spirit and its living corporeality is born of spirit into ideality.
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life obtains a determinateness from its externality.