Hegel and History

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Comprehensive overview of Hegel’s thought on history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438429106
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/2/2010
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Will Dudley is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Williams College. He is the author of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Philosophy: Thinking Freedom and Understanding German Idealism.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction Will Dudley 1

I Past, Present, and Future

1 The End of History and the Nihilism of Becoming William Maker 15

2 Hegel, Utopia, and the Philosophy of History Mario Wenning 35

3 Hegel's Account of the Present: An Open-Ended History Karin de Boer 51

4 Hegel and the Logics of History John McCumber 69

II History, Geography, and Race

5 Is Hegel's Philosophy of History Eurocentric? Andrew Buchwalter 87

6 Hegel's New World: History, Freedom, and Race Sûrya Parekh 111

III The Historicity of Morality, Ethical Life, and Politics

7 Spirit without the Form of Self: On Hegel's Reading of Greek Antiquity Allegra de Laurentiis 135

8 The Historicity of Ethical Categories: The Dynamic of Moral Imputation in Hegel's Account of History Jason Howard 155

9 The Mechanization of Labor and the Birth of Modern Ethicality in Hegel's Jena Political Writings Nathan Ross 177

10 Hegel's Claim about Democracy and His Philosophy of History Mark Tunick 195

IV The Philosophy of History and Religion

11 Hegel's Philosophy of World History as Theodicy: On Evil and Freedom Pierre Chételat 215

12 Hegel's Philosophy of History and Kabbalist Eschatology Glenn Magee 231

Contributors 247

Index 249

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