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Hegel's Social Philosophy : The Project of Reconciliation - Michael O. Hardimon

Hegel's Social Philosophy

The Project of Reconciliation

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This book provides an authoritative account of Hegel's social philosophy at a level that presupposes no specialised knowledge of the subject. Hegel's social theory is designed to reconcile the individual with the modern social world. Michael Hardimon explores the concept of reconciliation in detail and discusses Hegel's views on the relationship between individuality and social membership, and on the family, civil society, and the state. The book is an important addition to the string of major studies of Hegel published by Cambridge. It will interest a broad swathe of readers in philosophy, (both students and specialists), and could be used in courses on political and social theory.

"Michael Hardimon's carefully and clearly argued, deeply nuanced book represents an important contribution to the ongoing Hegel renaissance. A short review can never do justice to such a richly argued work so replete with detail and example. Hegel scholars will learn much from it, and those innocent of Hegelian language will find it a good place to begin." Terry Pinkard, Ethics "Micahel Hardimon's new book is a valuable study of Hegel's social and political philosophy...Hardimon deliberately resists using Hegel's technical terminology and engaging in detailed scholarly disputes in a successful effort to avoid obscurity and distraction. The result is a book that should be prized by anyone seeking an accessible presentation of Hegel's social philosophy, particularly as a vehicle for teaching Hegel's political thought without having to devote an entire course to the task." The Philosophical Review

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction
An Approach to Hegel's Project
The problems of Hegel's project
Geist and Doppelsatz
The concept of reconciliation
The Project of Reconciliation
The anatomy of the project
Individuality and social membership
The family, civil society and the state
Divorce, poverty and war
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521418522
ISBN-10: 0521418526
Series: Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature a
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 27th May 1994
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.52