Hegel's Logic: Between Dialectic and History

Hegel's Logic: Between Dialectic and History

by Clark Butler
     
 

Clark Butler presents an innovative analysis of Hegel's most challenging work in Hegel's Logic — the first major English-language treatment of Hegel's Science of Logic to appear in nearly fifteen years. Although earlier commentators on the Logic have considered standard analytical philosophy-and

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Clark Butler presents an innovative analysis of Hegel's most challenging work in Hegel's Logic — the first major English-language treatment of Hegel's Science of Logic to appear in nearly fifteen years. Although earlier commentators on the Logic have considered standard analytical philosophy-and with it modern logic-in opposition to Hegel. Butler views it as a legitimate approach in terms of which Hegel needs to be understood. This interpretation allows him to address the rigor of Hegel's thought on several levels as at once an exercise in purely conceptual redefinition and a full-bodied work in metaphysical ontology and even theology. The result is an account of the Logic intelligible to analytical philosophers as well as non-specialists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810128064
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2011
Edition description:
1
Pages:
349
Sales rank:
1,387,536
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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