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Frederick Beiser’s Hegel ushers in a new series, ‘Routledge Philosophers.’ The list of contributing authors is a distinguished one, yet nobody. Hegel () is one of the major philosophers of the nineteenth century. In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major. Frederick Charles Beiser is an American author and professor of philosophy at Syracuse He has since edited two Cambridge anthologies on Hegel, The Cambridge Companion to Hegel () and The Cambridge Companion to Hegel and.

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Hegel by Frederick C. Beiser

References to this book Hegel’s Epistemology: It is this tone of calm pedagogy that pervades the book and makes it so eminently comprehensible that also contributes to some of the volumes stranger generic features. Apparently he first developed the concept when discussing the mindset of lovers: Philosophy students will need to go on to more focussed books Houlgate is good for the next levelbut this is a rich, interesting study that you’ll wish other scholars emulated.

Retrieved 7 December Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought.


In addition to his writings on German Idealism, Beiser has also beixer on the German Romantics and 19th-century British philosophy. A masterpiece of clarity and scholarship, Hegel is both the ideal starting point for those coming to Hegel for the first time and essential reading for any student or scholar of nineteenth century philosophy. Does not really engage with contemporary retrievals of Hegel, however.

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In pages Beiser manages to suggest much of the sweep and challenge of Hegel’s thought, in direct and straightforward prose, yet without shirking the procedural difficulties of Hegel’s arguments and positions.

Ihre Entwicklung bis zum Opus postumum und Nachwirkung.

The Concept of Early German Freferickin order to gain a fuller appreciation of the case he makes for his historical understanding of Hegel. Brucealon rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Jan 13, Andrew rated it it was amazing.

Kant as Philosopher of Science. In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought.

Frederick C. Beiser

Beiser tells us that he had shelved early ambitions to write a commentary on Hegel’s Phenomenology when he learned of H. A Philosophical Introduction to the Phenomenology of This book actually have universally viewed of Hegel’s philosophy and it could be very good suggestion for those who are beginner student of Hegel’s philosophy, which they’re need a universal point of view of Hegel’s thoughts, to read it. Hegel and the Human Spirit: Within limited space, Beiser managed to cover several pivotal points for any substantial understanding of Hegel.


Beiser’s first book, The Fate of Reason: He joined Syracuse University inwhere he remains as of Hegel’s Concept of God. It performs its function very well; a thoughtful and well chosen bibliography, selected particularly with the student in mind, testifies to the success of its pedagogical intentions.

The book is overall a well-written, comprehensive and lucid text that offers the student an admirable introduction the thought of Hegel. In the book, Beiser sought to reconstruct the background of German Idealism through the narration of the story of the Spinoza or Pantheism controversy.

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And although Beiser notes Hegel’s love of opera and art galleries, he fails to ask — with Gethmann-Siefert — what that might suggest about Hegel’s attitude to contemporary art as a social if no longer religious practice concert hall, museum, world-literature, etc.

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