The Philosophy Of History

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) was an influential German philosopher.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602064379
  • Publisher: Cosimo
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

I Original History 1
II Reflective History 4
III Philosophical History 8
Geographical Basis of History 79
Classification of Historic Data 103
Part I The Oriental World
Principle of the Oriental World 111
Section I China 116
Section II India 139
Section II Continued. India-Buddhism 167
Section III Persia 173
Chapter I The Zend People 176
Chapter II The Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes, and Persians 182
Chapter III The Persian Empire and its Constituent Parts 187
Persia 188
Syria and Semitic Western Asia 191
Judaea 195
Egypt 198
Transition to the Greek World 219
Part II The Greek World
The Region of Spirit 223
Section I The Elements of the Greek Spirit 225
Section II Phases of Individuality AEsthetically Conditioned 241
Chapter I The Subjective Work of Art 241
Chapter II The Objective Work of Art 244
Chapter III The Political Work of Art 250
The War with the Persians 256
Athens 258
Sparta 262
The Peloponnesian War 265
The Macedonian Empire 271
Section III Fall of the Greek Spirit 275
Part III The Roman World
Distinction between the Roman, Persian, and Greek Principle 278
Section I Rome to the Time of the Second Punic War 283
Chapter I The Elements of the Roman Spirit 283
Chapter II History of Rome to the Second Punic War 296
Section II Rome from the Second Punic War to the Emperors 306
Section III Chapter I. Rome under the Emperors 314
Chapter II Christianity 318
Chapter III The Byzantine Empire 336
Part IV The German World
The Principle of Spiritual Freedom 341
Section I The Elements of the Christian German World 347
Chapter I The Barbarian Migrations 347
Chapter II Mahometanism 355
Chapter III The Empire of Charlemagne 360
Section II The Middle Ages 366
Chapter I The Feudality and the Hierarchy 366
Chapter II The Crusade 389
Chapter III The Transition from Feudalism to Monarchy 398
Section III The Modern Time 412
Chapter I The Reformation 412
Chapter II Influence of the Reformation on Political Development 427
Chapter III The Eclaircissement and Revolution 438
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