The Cambridge Companion to Hegel and Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

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Each volume in this series of companions to major philosophers contains specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars and serves as a reference work for students and nonspecialists. The aim of Cambridge Companions to Philosophy is to dispel the intimidation such readers often feel when faced with the work of a difficult and challenging thinker.
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'… this new Companion opens up a wide range of current interpretations of Hegel's work …' Reference Reviews
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521539388
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/31/2008
  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 444
  • Sales rank: 1,025,581
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Frederick C. Beiser is Professor of Philosophy at Syracuse University. He is the author of The Romantic Imperative, German Idealism, and Hegel and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Hegel.
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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Contributors xi

Introduction: The Puzzling Hegel Renaissance Frederick Beiser 1

1 Hegel: A Life Terry Pinkard 15

2 Ancient Skepticism, Modern Naturalism, and Nihilism in Hegel's Early Jena Writings Paul Franks 52

3 Hegel's Phenomenology as a Systematic Fragment Jon Stewart 74

4 The Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness: The Dialectic of Lord and Bondsman in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit Paul Redding 94

5 Hegel's Logic Stephen Houlgate 111

6 Hegel's Idealism Robert Stern 135

7 Hegel and Hermeneutics Michael N. Forster 174

8 Hegel's Social Philosophy Frederick Neuhouser 204

9 Hegel's Philosophy of Religion Peter C. Hodgson 230

10 Hegel and Mysticism Glenn Alexander Magee 253

11 Philosophizing about Nature: Hegel's Philosophical Project Kenneth R. Westphal 281

12 Hegel's Criticism of Newton Edward C. Halper 311

13 The Logic of Life: Hegel's Philosophical Defense of Teleological Explanation of Living Beings James Kreines 344

14 Hegel and Aesthetics: The Practice and "Pastness" of Art Allen Speight 378

15 The Absence of Aesthetics in Hegel's Aesthetics Robert Pippin 394

Bibliography 419

Index 423

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