Hegel's Critique of Modernity: Reconciling Individual Freedom and the Community

Hegel's Critique of Modernity: Reconciling Individual Freedom and the Community

by Timothy C. Luther
     
 

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While the Enlightenment brought about an unprecedented growth in freedom, it also gave rise to a set of dichotomies that Hegel's philosophy helps to overcome. In this book, Timothy C. Luther examines Hegel's contribution to polical philosophy and his attempt to resolve tensions in political philosophy and democracy_particularly, his reconciliation of individual… See more details below

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While the Enlightenment brought about an unprecedented growth in freedom, it also gave rise to a set of dichotomies that Hegel's philosophy helps to overcome. In this book, Timothy C. Luther examines Hegel's contribution to polical philosophy and his attempt to resolve tensions in political philosophy and democracy_particularly, his reconciliation of individual liberty and community. Hegel's dialectic preserves what he sees as valuable in liberalism while reformulating it in a way that is more sensitive to community and historical context.

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ISBN-13:
9780739129814
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
06/16/2009
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
412
File size:
0 MB

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