Hegel's Theory Of The Subject

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Hegelian philosophy is now enjoying an enormous renaissance in the English-speaking world. At the very centre of his work is the monumental Science of Logic. Hegel's theory of subjectivity, which comprises the final third of the Science of Logic, has been comparatively neglected. This volume collects 15 essays on various aspects of Hegel's theory of subjectivity. For Hegel, substance is subject. Anyone aspiring to understand Hegel's philosophy ...

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Overview

Hegelian philosophy is now enjoying an enormous renaissance in the English-speaking world. At the very centre of his work is the monumental Science of Logic. Hegel's theory of subjectivity, which comprises the final third of the Science of Logic, has been comparatively neglected. This volume collects 15 essays on various aspects of Hegel's theory of subjectivity. For Hegel, substance is subject. Anyone aspiring to understand Hegel's philosophy cannot afford to neglect this central topic.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403997920
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 4/1/2006
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Hegel's logic of freedom 1
2 Why Hegel's concept is not the essence of things 19
3 Hegel's anti-Spinozism : the transition to subjective logic and the end of classical metaphysics 30
4 The one and the concept : on Hegel's reading of Plato's Parmenides 44
5 History, concepts and normativity in Hegel 60
6 The concept and its double : power and powerlessness in Hegel's subjective logic 73
7 Ways of being singular : the logic of individuality 85
8 The types of universals and the forms of judgment 99
9 Why are there four Hegelian judgments? 114
10 The system of syllogism 125
11 Hegel's refutation of rational egoism, in true infinity and the idea 146
12 Hegel's Science of logic in an analytic mode 162
13 Cognition and finite spirit 175
14 The end of Hegel's logic : absolute idea as absolute method 187
15 The antepenultimacy of the beginning in Hegel's logic 206
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