A Companion to Hegel (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy)

A Companion to Hegel (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy)

By: Michael Baur (editor), Stephen Houlgate (editor)Paperback

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This companion provides original, scholarly, and cutting-edge essays that cover the whole range of Hegel s mature thought and his lasting influence. A comprehensive guide to one of the most important modern philosophers Essays are written in an accessible manner and draw on the most up-to-date Hegel research Contributions are drawn from across the world and from a wide variety of philosophical approaches and traditions Examines Hegel s influence on a range of thinkers, from Kierkegaard and Marx to Heidegger, Adorno and Derrida Begins with a chronology of Hegel s life and work and is then split into sections covering topics such as Philosophy of Nature, Aesthetics, and Philosophy of Religion

About Author

Stephen Houlgate is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick. He is the author of Hegel, Nietzsche and the Criticism of Metaphysics (1986), An Introduction to Hegel: Freedom, Truth and History (1991, 2005) and The Opening of Hegel s Logic: From Being to Infinity (2006), and his edited volumes include Hegel and the Philosophy of Nature (1998), The Hegel Reader (1998), and G.W.F. Hegel: Outlines of the Philosophy of Right (2008). He has served as Vice President and President of the Hegel Society of America and is a former editor of the Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain. Michael Baur is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University in New York City, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School. He is Secretary of the Hegel Society of America and has published widely on phenomenology, critical theory, philosophy of law, and nineteenth-century continental philosophy, and on thinkers including Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Aristotle, and Aquinas.


Notes on Contributors ix Chronology of Hegel s Life and Work xv G.W.F. Hegel: An Introduction to His Life and Thought 1 Stephen Houlgate Part I Early Writings 21 1 Religion, Love, and Law: Hegel s Early Metaphysics of Morals 23 Katerina Deligiorgi Part II Phenomenology of Spirit 45 2 The Project of Hegel s Phenomenology of Spirit 47 John Russon 3 Self-Consciousness, Anti-Cartesianism, and Cognitive Semantics in Hegel s 1807 Phenomenology 68 Kenneth R. Westphal 4 Spirit as the Unconditioned 91 Terry Pinkard Part III Logic 109 5 Thinking Being: Method in Hegel s Logic of Being 111 Angelica Nuzzo 6 Essence, Refl exion, and Immediacy in Hegel s Science of Logic 139 Stephen Houlgate 7 Conceiving 159 John W. Burbidge Part IV Philosophy of Nature 175 8 Hegel and the Sciences 177 Thomas Posch 9 The Transition to Organics: Hegel s Idea of Life 203 Cinzia Ferrini Part V Philosophy of Subjective Spirit 225 10 Hegel s Solution to the Mind-Body Problem 227 Richard Dien Winfield 11 Hegel s Philosophy of Language: The Unwritten Volume 243 Jere O Neill Surber Part VI Philosophy of Right 263 12 Hegel on the Empty Formalism of Kant s Categorical Imperative 265 Sally Sedgwick 13 The Idea of a Hegelian Science of Society 281 Frederick Neuhouser 14 Hegel s Political Philosophy 297 Allen W. Wood Part VII Philosophy of History 313 15 The Ruling Categories of the World : The Trinity in Hegel s Philosophy of History and The Rise and Fall of Peoples 315 Robert Bernasconi 16 Hegel and Ranke: A Re-examination 332 Frederick C. Beiser Part VIII Aesthetics 351 17 Hegel and the Historical Deduction of the Concept of Art 353 Allen Speight 18 Soundings: Hegel on Music 369 John Sallis Part IX Philosophy of Religion 385 19 Love, Recognition, Spirit: Hegel s Philosophy of Religion 387 Robert R. Williams 20 Hegel s Proofs of the Existence of God 414 Peter C. Hodgson Part X History of Philosophy 431 21 Hegel s Aristotle: Philosophy and Its Time 433 Alfredo Ferrarin 22 From Kant s Highest Good to Hegel s Absolute Knowing 452 Michael Baur Part XI Hegel and Post-Hegelian Thought 475 23 Hegel and Marx 477 Andrew Chitty 24 Kierkegaard and Hegel on Faith and Knowledge 501 Jon Stewart 25 Thinking of Nothing: Heidegger s Criticism of Hegel s Conception of Negativity 519 Daniel O. Dahlstrom 26 Adorno s Reconception of the Dialectic 537 Brian O Connor 27 Hegel and Pragmatism 556 Robert Stern 28 The Analytic Neo-Hegelianism of John McDowell and Robert Brandom 576 Paul Redding 29 Differance as Negativity: The Hegelian Remains of Derrida s Philosophy 594 Karin de Boer 30 You Be My Body for Me: Body, Shape, and Plasticity in Hegel s Phenomenology of Spirit 611 Catherine Malabou and Judith Butler Index 641

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