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. Frederick Beiser’s Hegel ushers in a new series, ‘Routledge Philosophers.’ The list of contributing authors is a distinguished one, yet nobody. In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought. He places Hegel in the historical context of.

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Bruce Baugh – – Routledge. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship for his research in[1] and was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in Intuitivists like Schelling failed to see this possibility, because they deflated thought to just conceptual understanding.


Jun 10, Raully rated it really liked it Shelves: The Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Thought. Iman rated it it was ok Aug 23, As for Hegel’s beiset of art, while Beiser justly remarks on its relative neglect in the literature, he fails to take note of much recent work, especially Annemarie Gethmann-Siefert’s studies of the various lecture series the scholarly problems are almost intractable, more so than with say the philosophy of religion.

He places Hegel in the historical context hevel nineteenth-century Germany whilst clarifying the deep insights and originality of Hegel’s philosophy. For anyone trying to read Hegel without much knowledge of Hegel’s intellectual world neo-Kantianism, German romanticism, Spinoza, and moreBeiser’s work will be just the thing to provide the necessary background to Hegel.

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Harris’s “similar project, which finally bore such marvelous fruit in Hegel’s Ladder ” xiipublished in Here Beiser does an admirable job, displaying a thorough familiarity with the complex world of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century German milieu.

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Routledge- Philosophy – pages. Hegel hegell aimed to be a pamphleteer for Enlightenment, Kantian values, but in the face of events like the Revolutionary Terror thought that Kant left much philosophical work undone.

He puts forward one popular perspective and Hegel is a good example of the philosopher as product of his time, and Beiser does an incredible job of explaining the contemporary issues he was responding to.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The Logic of Hegel’s ‘Logic’: Moreover, it will become manifest that the other is hsgel so much an absolute other than something whose otherness results only from limits of the context, or what Hegel calls abstraction.

Pretty interesting and well written introduction to Hegel. Within limited space, Beiser managed to cover several pivotal points for any substantial understanding of Hegel.

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Beiser Routledge- Philosophy – pages 0 Reviews https: I have reservations about a few things, for example, the treatments of intersubjectivity chapter 8 and aesthetics chapter The work won the Thomas J. Beiser’s excellent study is itself a persuasive case for his way of writing commentary, namely part intellectual history, part exposition of the arguments. James Kreines – – Philosophy Compass 1 5: The ideas themselves are fascinating and presented beisr a way that I was interested even when I thought they beisfr total bollocks.


Alexandru rated it really liked it Mar 12, Specifically, Hegel’s breakthrough must be assessed in comparison with the crisis of enlightenment rationalism, Kant and Fichte’s subjectivist turn in response, and Jacobi and Schelling’s charge that abstract understanding could never come to terms with the infinite – the subject par excellence of philosophy – which must be accessed through feelings or intuition.

There are, to be sure, points in the book that seem to render Hegel too systematic, as if he fredeirck an answer to every question or criticism. From Surrealism to Postmodernism. Engaged and independent in his assessments, he adopts a manner that is the opposite of a bland encyclopedia entry.

Hegel is one of the more caricatured philosophical figures, and this book serves incredibly well to dispel many of the misunderstandings about him by emphasising the fundamental systematic role of metaphysics in his thought. Beiser tends to psychologize the battle, to speak about “respect” for another’s “desires” or for its “status” as a human being.

Kant’s Epistemic Limits and Hegel’s Ambitions. The greatest virtue of the book is that it not only tries to single out ideas in Hegel that are relevant to our interests nowadays, but also situates them in their original conceptual and historical context, i.

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