A Companion to Hegel / Edition 1

A Companion to Hegel / Edition 1

by Stephen Houlgate
     
 

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ISBN-10: 140517076X

ISBN-13: 9781405170765

Pub. Date: 05/10/2011

Publisher: Wiley

This companion provides original, scholarly, and cutting-edge essays that cover the whole range of Hegel’s mature thought and his lasting influence.

  • A comprehensive guide to one of the most important modern philosophers
  • Essays are written in an accessible manner and draw on the most up-to-date Hegel research
  • Contributions are drawn from across

Overview

This companion provides original, scholarly, and cutting-edge essays that cover the whole range of Hegel’s mature thought and his lasting influence.

  • A comprehensive guide to one of the most important modern philosophers
  • Essays are written in an accessible manner and draw on the most up-to-date Hegel research
  • Contributions are drawn from across the world and from a wide variety of philosophical approaches and traditions
  • Examines Hegel’s influence on a range of thinkers, from Kierkegaard and Marx to Heidegger, Adorno and Derrida
  • Begins with a chronology of Hegel’s life and work and is then split into sections covering topics such as Philosophy of Nature, Aesthetics, and Philosophy of Religion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405170765
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Series, #113
Pages:
670
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors ix

Chronology of Hegel’s Life and Work xv

G.W.F. Hegel: An Introduction to His Life and Thought 1
Stephen Houlgate

Part I Early Writings 21

1 Religion, Love, and Law: Hegel’s Early Metaphysics of Morals 23
Katerina Deligiorgi

Part II Phenomenology of Spirit 45

2 The Project of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit 47
John Russon

3 Self-Consciousness, Anti-Cartesianism, and Cognitive Semantics in Hegel’s 1807 Phenomenology 68
Kenneth R. Westphal

4 Spirit as the “Unconditioned” 91
Terry Pinkard

Part III Logic 109

5 Thinking Being: Method in Hegel’s Logic of Being 111
Angelica Nuzzo

6 Essence, Refl exion, and Immediacy in Hegel’s Science of Logic 139
Stephen Houlgate

7 Conceiving 159
John W. Burbidge

Part IV Philosophy of Nature 175

8 Hegel and the Sciences 177
Thomas Posch

9 The Transition to Organics: Hegel’s Idea of Life 203
Cinzia Ferrini

Part V Philosophy of Subjective Spirit 225

10 Hegel’s Solution to the Mind-Body Problem 227
Richard Dien Winfield

11 Hegel’s Philosophy of Language: The Unwritten Volume 243
Jere O'Neill Surber

Part VI Philosophy of Right 263

12 Hegel on the Empty Formalism of Kant’s Categorical Imperative 265
Sally Sedgwick

13 The Idea of a Hegelian ‘Science’ of Society 281
Frederick Neuhouser

14 Hegel’s Political Philosophy 297
Allen W. Wood

Part VII Philosophy of History 313

15 “The Ruling Categories of the World”: The Trinity in Hegel’s Philosophy of History and The Rise and Fall of Peoples 315
Robert Bernasconi

16 Hegel and Ranke: A Re-examination 332
Frederick C. Beiser

Part VIII Aesthetics 351

17 Hegel and the “Historical Deduction” of the Concept of Art 353
Allen Speight

18 Soundings: Hegel on Music 369
John Sallis

Part IX Philosophy of Religion 385

19 Love, Recognition, Spirit: Hegel’s Philosophy of Religion 387
Robert R. Williams

20 Hegel’s Proofs of the Existence of God 414
Peter C. Hodgson

Part X History of Philosophy 431

21 Hegel’s Aristotle: Philosophy and Its Time 433
Alfredo Ferrarin

22 From Kant’s Highest Good to Hegel’s Absolute Knowing 452
Michael Baur

Part XI Hegel and Post-Hegelian Thought 475

23 Hegel and Marx 477
Andrew Chitty

24 Kierkegaard and Hegel on Faith and Knowledge 501
Jon Stewart

25 Thinking of Nothing: Heidegger’s Criticism of Hegel’s Conception of Negativity 519
Daniel O. Dahlstrom

26 Adorno’s Reconception of the Dialectic 537
Brian O’Connor

27 Hegel and Pragmatism 556
Robert Stern

28 The Analytic Neo-Hegelianism of John McDowell and Robert Brandom 576
Paul Redding

29 Différance as Negativity: The Hegelian Remains of Derrida’s Philosophy 594
Karin de Boer

30 You Be My Body for Me: Body, Shape, and Plasticity in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit 611
Catherine Malabou and Judith Butler

Index 641

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