Introduction to the Philosophy of History : with selections from The Philosophy of Right, Paperback Book

Introduction to the Philosophy of History : with selections from The Philosophy of Right Paperback

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. . . eminently readable . . . admirably picks up the spirit of what Hegel is saying. . . . more readable and accurate than Hartmann's, and it trans-lates a more readable text than does Nisbet's.

It includes (as Hartmann's does not) an excerpt, which serves as chapter five, from 'The Geo-graphical Basis of History' (particularly interesting for what it says of America), and a brief chapter six, entitled 'The Division of History.' The volume closes with an appendix, translating 341--360 of Hegel's Philosophy of Right and deals directly with the very concept of 'World History.' It constitutes a big help in coming to grips with what Hegel means by 'Spirit.' --Quentin Lauer, SJ, Fordham University, in International Philosophical Quarterly

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 123 pages
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
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  • Category: History: theory & methods
  • ISBN: 9780872200562

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