This brilliant study of the stages in the mind's necessary progress from immediate sense-consciousness to the position of a scientific philosophy includes an introductory essay and a paragraph-by-paragraph analysis of the text to help the reader understand this most difficult and most influential of Hegel's works.
"Excellent translation. After decades of neglect in English-speaking countries, Hegel's philosophy is arousing the interest of a new generation of graduate students, even in heavily "analytic" department."--Forrest Williams, University of Colorado
"No one can read this book without feeling that he or she is encountering not only an important historical document but a living example of the finest powers of the philosophical imagination."--Robert C. Solomon, University of Texas, Austin
"This new translation...is no doubt the event of the year in nineteenth-century philosophical research."--Choice
"Clear, lucid, excellent balance between literalness and paraphrase."--Lucian Krukowski, Washington University
"An excellent translation and a most valuable original source."--George Kovacs, Florida International University