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

Hegel's Social Philosophy

The Project of Reconciliation

Paperback Published: 19th September 1994
ISBN: 9780521429146
Number Of Pages: 296

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This book provides an authoritative account of Hegel's social philosophy at a level that presupposes no specialized 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.

"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

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
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ISBN: 9780521429146
ISBN-10: 0521429145
Series: Modern European Philosophy (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 19th September 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.69 x 14.43  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.4