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Political Writings (Texts in the History of Political Thought)
With a full chronology, general introduction, explanatory annotation, glossary and bibliography, this volume seeks to give students with no specialist knowledge access to both the practical and metaphysical aspects of Hegel's political thought. This collection gathers together for the first time in English translation Hegel's most important political writings, other than t ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published August 13th 1999 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 1st 1964)
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Oct 18, 2014 James Richardson rated it liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: Interested in German history....
Interesting......... I think of Hegel as a teacher or a professor who makes me think! & ask questions and argue about the answers.... I can see the zig zag theory of history which so enamored Karl Marx along with the genesis of the dialectic which Marx would run with.
German philosopher and one of the founding figures of German Idealism. Influenced by Kant's transcendental idealism and Rousseau's politics, Hegel formulated an elaborate system of historical development of ethics, government, and religion through the dialectical unfolding of the Absolute. Hegel was one of the most well-known historicist philosopher, and his thought presaged continental philosophy ...moreMore about Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel...