Hegel's Lectures on absolute spirit

Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781855068070

Category: Aesthetics

Page: 430

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The first complete translation into English of the three volumes devoted to aesthetics in Hegel's "Works. Based on lectures Hegel gave between 1820 and 1829, "The Philosophy of Fine Art has been described as the most fully articulated idealistic system of aesthetics and is one of the key works in the history of the philosophy of art.

Hegel: Elements of the Philosophy of Right

Author: Georg Wilhelm Fredrich Hegel,Allen W. Wood

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521348881

Category: History

Page: 514

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This book is a translation of a classic work of modern social and political thought, Elements of the Philosophy of Right. Hegel's last major published work, is an attempt to systematize ethical theory, natural right, the philosophy of law, political theory and the sociology of the modern state into the framework of Hegel's philosophy of history. Hegel's work has been interpreted in radically different ways, influencing many political movements from far right to far left, and is widely perceived as central to the communication tradition in modern ethical, social and political thought. This edition includes extensive editorial material informing the reader of the historical background of Hegel's text, and explaining his allusions to Roman law and other sources, making use of lecture materials which have only recently become available. The new translation is literal, readable and consistent, and will be informative and scholarly enough to serve the needs of students and specialists alike.

Hegel's Ethical Thought

Author: Allen W. Wood

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521377829

Category: Philosophy

Page: 293

View: 8745

This important new study offers a powerful exposition of the ethical theory underlying Hegel's philosophy of society, politics, and history. Professor Wood shows how Hegel applies his theory to such topics as human rights, the justification of legal punishment, criteria of moral responsibility, and the authority of individual conscience. The book includes a critical discussion of Hegel's treatment of other moral philosophers (especially Kant, Fichte and Fries), provides an account of the controversial concept of "ethical life," and shows the relation between the theory and Hegel's critical assessment of modern social institutions. The book is nontechnical and should interest anyone concerned with Hegel's ethical and political thought, including philosophers, political scientists, intellectual historians and students of German culture.

Critique of Hegel's 'Philosophy Of Right'

Author: Karl Marx,Joseph O'Malley

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521292115

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

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This book is a complete translation of Marx's critical commentary on paragraphs 261-313 of Hegel's major work in political theory. In this text Marx subjects Hegel's doctrine on the internal constitution of the state to a lengthy analysis. It was Marx's first attempt to expose and criticize Hegel's philosophy in general and his political philosophy in particular. It also represents his early efforts to criticize existing political institutions and to clarify the relations between the political and economic aspects of society. The Critique provides textual evidence in support of the argument that Marx's early writings do not exhibit radically different doctrinal principles and theoretical and practical concerns from his later work. This edition also includes a translation of the introduction Marx wrote for his proposed revised version of the Critique which he never completed. In a substantial introduction, Professor O'Malley provides valuable information on Marx's intellectual development.

Foundations of Natural Right

Author: Johann Gottlieb Fichte,Frederick Neuhouser,Michael Baur

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521575911

Category: Philosophy

Page: 338

View: 9140

A complete translation into English of Fichte's most important work of political philosophy.

Locke: Political Writings

Author: John Locke,David Wootton

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872206762

Category: Philosophy

Page: 478

View: 5946

John Locke's Second Treatise of Government' (c1681) is perhaps the key founding liberal text. A Letter Concerning Toleration', written in 1685 (a year when a Catholic monarch came to the throne of England and Louis XVI unleashed a reign of terror against Protestants in France), is a classic defence of religious freedom. Yet many of Locke's other writings -- not least the Constitutions of Carolina', which he helped draft -- are almost defiantly anti-liberal in outlook. This comprehensive collection brings together the main published works (excluding polemical attacks on other people's views) with the most important surviving evidence from among Locke's papers relating to his political philosophy. David Wootton's wide-ranging and scholarly Introduction sets the writings in the context of their time, examines Locke's developing ideas and unorthodox Christianity, and analyses his main arguments. The result is the first fully rounded picture of Locke's political thought in his own words.

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Hegel and the Philosophy of Right

Author: Dudley Knowles

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134707800

Category: Philosophy

Page: 400

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Hegel is one of the most important figures in the history of ideas and political thought. His Philosophy of Right is widely recognised as one of the greatest works of political philosophy. Hegel and the Philosophy of Right introduces and assesses: * Hegel's life and the background of the Philosophy of Right * The ideas and text of the Philosophy of Right * The continuing importance of Hegel's work to philosophy and political thought.

Hegel's `Elements of the Philosophy of Right'

A Critical Guide

Author: David James

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107077923

Category: Philosophy

Page: 252

View: 6151

Hegel's Elements of the Philosophy of Right, one of the classic texts of German Idealism, is a seminal work of legal, social and political philosophy that has generated very different interpretations since its publication in 1821. Written with the advantage of historical distance, the essays in this volume adopt a fresh perspective that makes readers aware of the breadth and depth of this classic work. The themes of the essays reflect the continuing relevance of the text, and include Hegel's method, the concept of property, Hegel's view of morality, the concept of Sittlichkeit, the modern family, the nature and tensions of civil society, and the question of the modernity of the Hegelian state. The volume will be of interest to all scholars and students of German Idealism and the history of political thought.

Outlines of the Philosophy of Right

Author: G. W. F. Hegel,Stephen Houlgate

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192806106

Category: Philosophy

Page: 374

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Hegel's Philosophy of Right concerns ideas on justice, moral responsibility, family life, economic activity, and the political structure of the state. It shows how human freedom involves living with others in accordance with publicly recognized righs and laws. This edition combines a revised translation with a cogent introduction to Hegel's work.

Comte: Early Political Writings

Author: Auguste Comte,H. S. Jones

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521469234

Category: History

Page: 244

View: 6114

This edition of the French philosopher Auguste Comte's (1798–1857) early essays shows Comte at the heart of the political and intellectual debates of Restoration France. The young Comte forged the central features of his philosophical system in response to the central challenge of the 1820s - how to find a new foundation for political legitimacy and thus to 'close' the revolutionary era. Stuart Jones's introduction to this new edition shows how Comte grappled with problems that confronted liberals and counter-revolutionaries alike, and identifies the novelty of his solution. The essays presented in this edition reveal the systematizing character of Comte's intellect, which lay at the root of his enormous appeal to nineteenth-century readers. In addition to the substantial introduction, this volume contains a chronology, biographical information on key figures, and a bibliographical note making this an accessible volume highly suitable for undergraduate use.

Phenomenology of Spirit

Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel,A.V. Miller (tr.)

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.

ISBN: 9788120814738

Category: Consciousness

Page: 636

View: 914

wide criticism both from Western and Eastern scholars.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: The Science of Logic

Author: Georg Wilhelm Fredrich Hegel

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139491350

Category: Philosophy

Page: N.A

View: 9421

This translation of The Science of Logic (also known as 'Greater Logic') includes the revised Book I (1832), Book II (1813) and Book III (1816). Recent research has given us a detailed picture of the process that led Hegel to his final conception of the System and of the place of the Logic within it. We now understand how and why Hegel distanced himself from Schelling, how radical this break with his early mentor was, and to what extent it entailed a return (but with a difference) to Fichte and Kant. In the introduction to the volume, George Di Giovanni presents in synoptic form the results of recent scholarship on the subject, and, while recognizing the fault lines in Hegel's System that allow opposite interpretations, argues that the Logic marks the end of classical metaphysics. The translation is accompanied by a full apparatus of historical and explanatory notes.

The Science of Knowledge

With the First and Second Introductions

Author: J. G. Fichte

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521250184

Category: Philosophy

Page: 298

View: 5037

A modern translation of J. G. Fichte's best known philosophical work (including his two explanatory Introductions), which contributed to the development of 19th Century German Idealism from Kant's critical philosophy.