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Hegel's Political Philosophy : Problems and Perspectives - Z. A. Pelczynski

Hegel's Political Philosophy

Problems and Perspectives

By: Z. A. Pelczynski (Editor)

Paperback Published: 16th June 1975
ISBN: 9780521099875
Number Of Pages: 256

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Originally published in 1971, this volume was created to commemorate the bicentenary of Hegel's birth in 1770. Thirteen essays are included from experts with diverse approaches, concentrating on the central issues of Hegel's political philosophy, and covering all of the major political works. These essays demonstrate the vitality of Hegel's philosophical perspective, engaging the reader and providing a way into the often difficult explication of his ideas. Whilst this is a commemorative edition, and the views put forward are broadly sympathetic, a critical distance is maintained, allowing for numerous fresh insights. Accessible and highly informative, this book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Hegelian thought and its political implications.

Preface
List of abbreviations
The Hegelian conception of the state
History as the realization of freedom
Burke, Hegel, and the French Revolution
Hegel's Phenomenology: an elegy for Hellas
The structure of Hegel's Philosophy of Right
The sources and significance of Hegel's corporate doctrine
Nature and freedom in Hegel's Philosophy of Right
Hegel's theory of punishment
Hegel's account of war
Principle and prejudice in Hegel's philosophy of history
Perspectives in the Marxian critique of Hegel's political philosophy
The role of the individual in pre-revolutionary society
Hegel's political philosophy: some thoughts on its contemporary relevance
Index
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ISBN: 9780521099875
ISBN-10: 0521099870
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 16th June 1975
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.38