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Idealism as Modernism : Hegelian Variations - Robert B. Pippin

Idealism as Modernism

Hegelian Variations

Hardcover Published: 28th January 1997
ISBN: 9780521560252
Number Of Pages: 484

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Robert Pippin disputes many traditional characterizations of the distinctiveness of modern philosophy. In their place he defends claims about agency, freedom, ethical life and modernity itself, all of which are central to the German idealist philosophical tradition, and in particular, to the writings of Hegel. Having considered the Hegelian version of these issues the author explores other accounts as found in Habermas, Strauss, Blumenberg, Nietzsche, and Heidegger.

"...Pippen's project is pioneering a new way of reading the history of philosophy..." www.wordtrade.com "There is much food for thought in this collection of essays. Pippin has a rich sense of Hegel's contribution to contemporary issues, and draws creatively on Hegel's dialogue with." Review of Metaphysics

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Abbreviationsp. ix
Introduction: Hegelianism?p. 1
The Original Options: Kant Versus Hegel
Kant on the Spontaneity of Mindp. 29
On the Moral Foundations of Kant's Rechtslehrep. 56
Hegel, Ethical Reasons, Kantian Rejoindersp. 92
Avoiding German Idealism: Kant, Hegel, and the Reflective Judgment Problemp. 129
Critical Modernism
Hegel, Modernity, and Habermasp. 157
Technology as Ideology: Prospectsp. 185
Greeks, Germans, and Moderns
The Modern World of Leo Straussp. 209
Being, Time, and Politics: The Strauss-Kojeve Debatep. 233
Narrating Modernity
Blumenberg and the Modernity Problemp. 265
Modern Mythic Meaning: Blumenberg Contra Nietzschep. 286
Modernism and Nihilism
Truth and Lies in the Early Nietzschep. 311
Nietzsche's Alleged Farewell: The PreModern, Modern, and Postmodern Nietzschep. 330
Morality as Psychology, Psychology as Morality: Nietzsche, Eros, and Clumsy Loversp. 351
Heidegger's "Culmination"
On Being Anti-Cartesian: Hegel, Heidegger, Subjectivity, and Socialityp. 375
Heideggerean Historicity and Metaphysical Politicsp. 395
Hegelianism
Hegel's Ethical Rationalismp. 417
Name Indexp. 451
Subject Indexp. 456
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ISBN: 9780521560252
ISBN-10: 052156025X
Series: Modern European Philosophy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 484
Published: 28th January 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.88