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Philosophy of Right / Edition 1
     

Philosophy of Right / Edition 1

by George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Hegel
 

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ISBN-10: 157392105X

ISBN-13: 9781573921053

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Prometheus Books

Among the most influential parts of the philosophy of G.W.F. Hegel (1770-1831) were his ethics, his theory of the state, and his philosophy of history.

The Philosophy of Right (1821), the last work published in Hegel's lifetime, is a combined system of moral and political philosophy, or a sociology dominated by the idea of the state. Here Hegel repudiates his

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Among the most influential parts of the philosophy of G.W.F. Hegel (1770-1831) were his ethics, his theory of the state, and his philosophy of history.

The Philosophy of Right (1821), the last work published in Hegel's lifetime, is a combined system of moral and political philosophy, or a sociology dominated by the idea of the state. Here Hegel repudiates his earlier assessment of the French Revolution as "a marvelous sunrise" in the realization of liberty. Rejecting the republican form of government, he espouses an idealized form of a constitutional monarchy, whose ultimate power rests with the sovereign.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573921053
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Series:
Great Books in Philosophy
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.86(d)

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