Hegel and the history of political philosophy by Gary K. Browning

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831 -- Political and social views.,
  • Political science -- History.

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StatementGary K. Browning.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC233.H46 B78 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
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Open LibraryOL383720M
ISBN 100312220235
LC Control Number98046225

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If you have read the apparently devastating critique by Karl Popper in his "Open Society and its Enemies" or by Bertrand Russell in his different writings (for example in his "History of Western Philosophy", book 3, ch.

22) of Hegel's political philosophy, you definitely should read this book as by: 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/5(12).

Get this from a library. Hegel and the history of political philosophy. [Gary K Browning] -- "This book assesses Hegel's political philosophy by relating Hegel to a number of predecessors and successors." "The Hegelian notion of the interdependence of political philosophy and its history is.

By examining his justification of legal punishment, this book introduces a Hegel quite different from these preconceptions: an acute critic of social practices. Mark Tunick draws on recently published but still untranslated lectures of Hegel's philosophy of right to take us to the core of Hegel's political by: Plato and Hegel: Reason, Redemption and Political Construction --Hegel's Plato: The Owl of Minerva, Political Philosophyand History --Hobbes, Hegel and the Modern Self --Stirner's Critique of Hegel: Geist and the Egoistic Exorcist --The German Ideology, Stirner and Hegel: The Theory of History and the History of Theory --Good and Bad Infinites.

This book relates Hegel to preceding and succeeding political philosophers. The Hegelian notion of the interdependence of political philosophy and its history is demonstrated by the links established between Hegel and his predecessors and successors.

Hegel scholars Rolf-Peter Horstmann, Sally Sedgwick, Terry Pinkard, and Paul Redding attempt to vindicate some of Hegel's claims concerning historical philosophical progress, while others such as Robert Stern, Christoph Menke, and Jay Bernstein suggest that Hegel either did not conceive of philosophy as progressing unidirectionally or did not.

Hegel - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was born in Hegel and the history of political philosophy book in He had a very middle-class existence: he was obsessed by his career path and his income.

From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Philosophy of History Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays. iii publication of The Political Philosophy of Hobbes on a book that allowed Strauss to engage more fully with Hegel’s philosophy, or at least Kojève’s idiosyncratic version of it.

On Tyranny () began life as a commentary by Strauss on Xenophon’s short dialogue s used this dialogue to show how Xenophon employed a socially. Hegel's political theory is illuminated by essays showing its critical assimilation of Plato and Hobbes, and by studies reviewing subsequent critiques of its standpoint by Stirner, Marx and Collingwood.

The relevance of Hegel to contemporary political philosophy is highlighted in essays which compare Hegel to Lyotard and Rawls.

This book relates Hegel to preceding and succeeding political philosophers. The Hegelian notion of the interdependence of political philosophy and its history is demonstrated by the links established between Hegel and his predecessors and successors.

Hegel's political theory is illuminated by. This page contains a list of the best introductory books on political philosophy. Just to be clear, there is no single best book on political philosophy.

The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about political philosophy. An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short. Hegel never intended his Philosophy of Right to stand on its own, but instead it was meant to be read against the backdrop of his larger philosophical system, which he lays out in his Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical ’s intentions are clear from the first passages in the preface to the Philosophy of Right, where he says.

This textbook is a more extensive, and in particular a. Adriaan Theodoor Basilius Peperzak, Modern Freedom: Hegel’s Legal, Moral, and Political Philosophy, Dordrecht,27– 5/ “The form in which this book [the Philosophy of Right] presents itself has given it an air of dogmatism beyond what can properly be.

The end of history is a political and philosophical concept that supposes that a particular political, economic, or social system may develop that would constitute the end-point of humanity's sociocultural evolution and the final form of human government.

A variety of authors have argued that a particular system is the "end of history" including Thomas More in Utopia, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich. Originally published inthis volume was created to commemorate the bicentenary of Hegel's birth in Thirteen essays are included from experts with diverse approaches, concentrating on the central issues of Hegel's political philosophy, and covering all of the major political works.

These essays demonstrate the vitality of Hegel's philosophical perspective, engaging the reader and. By examining his justification of legal punishment, this book introduces a Hegel quite different from these preconceptions: an acute critic of social practices.

Mark Tunick draws on recently published but still untranslated lectures of Hegel’s philosophy of right to take us to the core of Hegel’s political thought.

Product Information. This book relates Hegel to preceding and succeeding political philosophers. The Hegelian notion of the interdependence of political philosophy and its history is demonstrated by the links established between Hegel and his predecessors and successors.

That democracy is the best form of government has, since Hegel's time, become an almost unquestioned assumption in political philosophy. Hegel's opposition to direct democracy seems then to put him squarely on the wrong side of history, forcing sympathetic interpreters.

To find the best books on the history of Philosophy, we must first identify the level of the student. I will answer for the beginner and for the advanced student.

For the beginner, perhaps the best book is by a world-class World Historian, name. The Philosophy of History was their current book underway when I joined. Of course, I didn't realize they were only reading Hegel's famous introduction ( pages or so), and not the entire book (another My first foray into reading Hegel, and I was definitely at the deep end of the pool for much of it, and sometimes underwater/5(K).

Hegel: History of Philosophy in 19th Century Philosophy. This book aims to explain some basic aspects of Hegel's conception of subjectivity with particular regard to the difference he saw in ancient and modern ways of thinking about and acting as individuals, persons and moral subjects.

Hegel: Social and Political Philosophy in 19th. According to Frederick C. Beiser (Introduction to the Bison Book Edition, U. of Neb. Press, ), the source material consisted of Hegel's notebook from his Jena lectures (), a fragment written by Hegel on the history of philosophy, Hegel's introduction to his Berlin lectures (), and several sets of student lecture notes.

'Reading this book, it is fascinating to see how Hegel`s practical philosophy can even in its speculative elements be translated into a philosophical language used in moral epistemology by: This text comprises Hegel's introduction to a series of lectures on the "philosophy of history." As an introduction, the text lays out only the general outline of Hegel's method of "philosophic history"--any details tend to be about theoretical entities and concepts, and there are very few direct analyses of historical periods or events.

An especially accessible introduction to Hegel’s moral and political philosophy. In this book, Philip J. Kain introduces Hegel’s Philosophy of Right by focusing on disagreements, both with standard interpretations of his work and with Hegel g that Hegel’s justification for punishment ultimately fails, Kain shows how this failure brings into focus the inherent difficulties.

Hegel’s philosophy of history is most lucidly set out in his Lectures on the Philosophy of World History, given at the University of Berlin inand In his introduction to those lectures Hegel said that there is reason in history because ‘reason rules the.

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.2/5(2).

Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History offers a fundamental reinterpretation of Hegel’s master-slave dialectic and points to a way forward to free critical.

For the Hegel specialist as well as the reader with a more general interest in political philosophy and modern intellectual history, this book offers significant insights into Hegel’s ideas on the theme of human liberty.

This ontological view seems crucial to Hegel’s views on history. Yet, it is a controversial one that many will find difficult to accept; for those in this position, Hegel’s philosophy of history will seem a difficult view to defend. References. Hegel, G.W.F. Philosophy of History (J.

Sibree, Trans.). Toronto: Our Open Media. Kant, I. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (often known as G. Hegel or Georg Hegel) ( - ) was a German philosopher of the early Modern period.

He was a leading figure in the German Idealism movement in the early 19th Century, although his ideas went far beyond earlier Kantianism, and he founded his own school of Hegelianism. He has been called the "Aristotle of modern times", and he. Thom Brooks and Sebastian Stein (eds.) Hegel's Political Philosophy: On the Normative Significance of Method and System.

Published: Decem Thom Brooks and Sebastian Stein (eds.), Hegel's Political Philosophy: On the Normative Significance of Method and System, Oxford University Press,pp., $, ISBN Reviewed by Timothy L.

Brownlee, Xavier University. The Philosophy of History Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel With Prefaces by Charles Hegel and the Translator, J. Sibree, M.A. “The History of the World is not intelligible apart from a Government of the World.” — W.

Humboldt Kitchener   Thom Brooks, Durham University,Sebastian Stein, Heidelberg University Thom Brooks is Professor of Law and Government at Durham University and Dean of Durham Law School. His books include Punishment (), Hegel's Political Philosophy (2d ) and Becoming British ().

He is the founding editor of the Journal of Moral Philosophy. Sebastian Stein is research associate at the Author: Thom Brooks. Top scholars address Hegel’s History of volume approaches the study of Hegel’s History of Philosophy from a variety of angles, while centering on Hegel’s Berlin “Lectures on the History of Philosophy” (–), which were given to students and later /5(4).

“Seminar in Political Philosophy: Hegel’s The Philosophy of History” was taught winter quarter It has 16 sessions and audio files for 16 sessions. This transcript was published by The University of Chicago Press in summer Leo Strauss on Hegel, edited by Paul Franco. In this lively and enlightening book, Professor Steven B.

Smith introduces the wide terrain of political philosophy through the classic texts of the discipline. Works by the greatest thinkers illuminate the permanent problems of political life, Smith shows, and while we may not accept all their conclusions, it would be a mistake to overlook the.

Hegel saw the mass murder brought about by massive political and economic change in his revolutionary and imperial age, but in his estimation, such man-made disasters were necessary occurrences, the "slaughter bench of history," as he famously wrote in the Philosophy of History. Political philosophy, also known as political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, if they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect, what form it should take, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if.

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