The essays in this volume address topics prominent in current debates about Hegel’s Philosophy of Spirit, which originally appeared as the third part of his Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences (1817, 1827, 1830).
Together, a group of internationally recognized Hegel scholars presents a sophisticated, well-researched, and considered account of Hegel’s text, approaching it from different perspectives, philosophical schools, and traditions. Each essay focuses on a specific issue relevant to Hegel scholarship, carefully and clearly setting out established views of the text and putting forward incisive new interpretations.
The essays will enable readers to obtain a broad yet analytically nuanced understanding of Hegel’s thought and in particular of the Philosophy of Spirit, a rich and important work that has relevance for contemporary debates in philosophy of mind and action, philosophy of law and religion, ethics, aesthetics, and social and political philosophy.
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