Tag: Kant

Major Works

  • Phenomenology of Spirit (Phänomenologie des Geistes)

    - Recommended translation: Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit, tr. A. V. Miller. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977. First published in 1807.
    Excerpt from the Preface: Besides, it is not difficult to see that ours is a birth-time and a period of transition to a new era. Spirit has broken with the world it has hitherto inhabited and imagined, and is of a mind to submerge it in the past, and in the… More
  • The Science of Logic (Wissenschaft der Logik)

    - Hegel's Science of Logic, tr. A. V. Miller, (London: Allen & Unwin, 1969).
    Excerpt: Introduction. General Notion of Logic In no science is the need to begin with the subject matter itself, without preliminary reflections, felt more strongly than in the science of logic. In every other science the subject matter and the scientific… More
  • Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences Part 1: The Encyclopedia Logic (Wissenschaft der Logik)

    - Hegel, G.W.F. Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences, Part I: Logic. (Cambridge, 2010).
    Excerpt: For, what this theory asserts is that truth lies neither in the Idea as a merely subjective thought, nor in mere being on its own account – that mere being per se, a being that is not of the Idea, is the sensible finite being of the world. Now all… More


  • Idealism, Politics and History

    - Kelly, George Armstrong. Idealism, Politics and History. Cambridge, 1969.
    Excerpt: [Hegel] aspired to be the Aristotle of modern thought and the Proclus of Christian speculation. His deep involvement in the structure of knowledge and the rationale of all historical life – whose qualitative opposition he mediated with his… More
  • Hegel (Charles Taylor)

    - Charles Taylor, Hegel, Cambridge University Press, 1975.
    […] In fact, our difficulties just begin when we accept the central role of reason; and it was these difficulties which motivated [the Romantics] in turning away from it to fantasy, invention, and art. For if we abandon the view of spirit as endless… More
  • Between Kant and Hegel: Lectures on German Idealism

    - Heinrich, Dieter. Between Kant and Hegel: Lectures on German Idealism, ed. David S. Pacini, 2003
    Excerpt: After his encounter with Hölderlin’s nascent system, Hegel developed his conception of a higher form of moral behavior. His first system of 1800 reflected the structure underlying this form, which he had isolated and generalized. Its highest… More