The Cambridge Companion to Hegel and Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

The Cambridge Companion to Hegel and Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

by Frederick C. Beiser
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Cambridge University Press
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The Cambridge Companion to Hegel and Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

Each volume in this series of companions to major philosophers contains specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars and serves as a reference work for students and nonspecialists. The aim of Cambridge Companions to Philosophy is to dispel the intimidation such readers often feel when faced with the work of a difficult and challenging thinker.

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ISBN-13: 9780521539388
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/31/2008
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Contributors xi

Introduction: The Puzzling Hegel Renaissance Frederick Beiser 1

1 Hegel: A Life Terry Pinkard 15

2 Ancient Skepticism, Modern Naturalism, and Nihilism in Hegel's Early Jena Writings Paul Franks 52

3 Hegel's Phenomenology as a Systematic Fragment Jon Stewart 74

4 The Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness: The Dialectic of Lord and Bondsman in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit Paul Redding 94

5 Hegel's Logic Stephen Houlgate 111

6 Hegel's Idealism Robert Stern 135

7 Hegel and Hermeneutics Michael N. Forster 174

8 Hegel's Social Philosophy Frederick Neuhouser 204

9 Hegel's Philosophy of Religion Peter C. Hodgson 230

10 Hegel and Mysticism Glenn Alexander Magee 253

11 Philosophizing about Nature: Hegel's Philosophical Project Kenneth R. Westphal 281

12 Hegel's Criticism of Newton Edward C. Halper 311

13 The Logic of Life: Hegel's Philosophical Defense of Teleological Explanation of Living Beings James Kreines 344

14 Hegel and Aesthetics: The Practice and "Pastness" of Art Allen Speight 378

15 The Absence of Aesthetics in Hegel's Aesthetics Robert Pippin 394

Bibliography 419

Index 423

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