Frederick Charles Beiser is an American author and professor of philosophy at Syracuse He has since edited two Cambridge anthologies on Hegel, The Cambridge Companion to Hegel () and The Cambridge Companion to Hegel and. Frederick Beiser’s Hegel ushers in a new series, ‘Routledge Philosophers.’ The list of contributing authors is a distinguished one, yet nobody. In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought. He places Hegel in the historical context of.
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Beiser does this better than most by showing how interlinked these two concerns were in the mind of a young Hegel first turning to philosophy. Christian Giliberto rated it really liked it Mar 02, Jun 10, Raully rated it really liked it Shelves: This book claims to be an introduction to Hegel’s thought, but is well beyond that. One of the best books that has been published about the Hegel’s philosophy in late decades; Frederick Beiser is a professor of Hegel’s studies which he is German originally and one of the familiar Hegel’s professors.
Although, more and less you may found some de One of the best books that has been published about the Hegel’s philosophy in late decades; Frederick Beiser is a professor of Hegel’s studies which he is German originally and one of the familiar Hegel’s professors.
It’s all about who Hegel was within his specific historical context. Beiser always writes exceptional introductions to German philosophy and this book on Hegel doesn’t disappoint. In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought. Archived from the original on This “greater” identity does not exclude anything that seems alien to it, because for a concept to actually develop itself, it is necessary for it to posit or encounter its other and to recognize itself in its other.
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At the same time, I felt he introduced new readings of specific theoretical questions doing a good job presenting the conflicting viewpoints and defending his interpretation with interesting arguments as well textual references. Lists with This Book. However, the presentation was very clear and made a lot of sense.
I highly recommend to anyone who wants to get a good introduction to Hegel’s thought. Freedom, Truth and History. Beiser bluntly dispels the myth of thesis-antithesis-synthesis, but it seems to hold implicitly for each chapter.
He puts frexerick one popular perspective and its prime competitor then shows how Hegel attempted to synthesise them. The Routledge Philosophers 1 – 10 of 18 books. Philosophy students will need to go on to more focussed books Houlgate is good for the next levelbut this is a rich, interesting study that you’ll frederck other scholars emulated.
Naturphilosophieboth in their centrality to any historical understanding of German Idealism, as well as their continued relevance to contemporary philosophy.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. I really enjoyed reading this. Retrieved 7 December Mary Ann crederick it liked it Dec 04, Many of the major philosophical movements frsderick the twentieth century – from existentialism to analytic beisre – grew out of reactions against Hegel. In this magisterial and Hegel is one of the major philosophers of the nineteenth century.
Throughout, the book offers enough synthesis to provide a sufficiently unified interpretation as to be readable while carefully hefel studiously avoiding precluding further possibilities of discussion and reflection.
One should add that Beiser has the grace also to admit that Hegel’s grand synthesis is often clearer in its aims hetel in its achieved result. He rebuts the ‘non-metaphysical’ Hegel who has figured so large in his North American reception, not least under the influence of Klaus Hartmann’s students. He is also one of the hardest philosophers to understand and his complex ideas, though rewarding, are often misunderstood.
The dynamicity and openness of Hegel’s thought consists precisely in this failing process as a process. Beiser says that he wants to provide not so much exegesis as a comprehensive overview aimed primarily at the first-time reader. Jul 01, tom bomp rated it really liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He is also one of the hardest philosophers to understand and his complex ideas, though rewarding, are often misunderstood. Although, more and less you may found some deficiency and needs about Hegel’s logic, but you could be a half-professional Hegel’s studies student by reading this book.
It is only against the background of his contemporaries, such as Fichte, Jacobi and Schelling, beisr Hegel’s genuine greatness becomes manifest. Beiser’s excellent study is itself a persuasive case for his way of writing commentary, namely part intellectual history, part exposition of the arguments. Stephen Houlgate – – Wiley-Blackwell. Part three takes up epistemological issues: Fredrick is one of the major philosophers of the nineteenth century.
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Views Read Edit View history. The battle rages within that consciousness, and it is for self-domination or self-enslavement. Charles Taylor – – Cambridge University Press.