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. introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought. Frederick Beiser, Hegel, New York, Routledge, , ISBN: Fluently and lucidly written, Frederick Beiser’s Hegel offers students an introductory.

Author: Goltiran Fekasa
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 12 December 2006
Pages: 467
PDF File Size: 8.22 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.32 Mb
ISBN: 234-4-32378-325-5
Downloads: 17195
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Temuro

I didn’t find myself lost at any point, even when I couldn’t wrap my head around a few of the most difficult ideas. 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.

Jan 13, Andrew rated it it was amazing. This book claims to be an introduction to Hegel’s thought, but is well beyond that.

Although, more and less you may found some de One of the best books that has been published about the Hegel’s philosophy in late decades; Frederick Beiser is a professor of Hegel’s studies which he is German originally and one of the familiar Hegel’s professors.

He explains how in its most abstract terms, Hegel’s entire philosophy is an attempt to reveal the identity of identity and non-identity. He only mentions the Left Hegelians briefly at the beuser, and almost hegle ignores the later French revival. Specifically, Hegel’s breakthrough must be assessed in comparison with the crisis of beised 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.


Although comprehensive and thorough in his treatment, Beiser does omit a few things, notably the Logic and philosophy of nature.

Beiser tends to psychologize the battle, to speak about “respect” for another’s “desires” or for its “status” as beiwer human being.

Account Options Sign in. The battle rages within that consciousness, and beser is for self-domination or self-enslavement. References to this book Hegel’s Epistemology: Archived from the original on Here Beiser does an admirable job, displaying a thorough familiarity with the complex world of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century German milieu.

Hegel – Frederick C. Beiser – Google Books

One of the best books that has been published about the Hegel’s philosophy in late decades; Frederick Beiser is a professor of Hegel’s studies which he is German originally and one of the familiar Hegel’s professors.

Preview — Hegel by Bieser C. Shimer College Catalog The key difference is that, while understanding confines itself to finite concepts, speculative reason is able to adopt the same concepts and yet to allow them pass over into the infinite.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jul 01, tom bomp rated it really liked it Shelves: Frederick Beiser’s Hegel ushers in a new series, ‘Routledge Philosophers. A very good introduction to Hegel for outsiders, which defends the great philosopher from the stereotypes that surround him.

Engaged and independent in his assessments, he adopts a manner that is the opposite of a bland encyclopedia entry. 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. Hegel Frederick Beiser Limited preview – This virtue comes mainly from Beiser’s comprehensive grasp of the currents of German idealism.


Books by Frederick C. Jan 18, Hadad heydari rated it it was amazing.

Beiser says that he wants to provide not so much exegesis as a comprehensive overview aimed primarily at the beieer reader. 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.

I agree strongly, for instance, with the notion that we can’t do away with the metaphysical dimension of Hegel’s thought, and that it needs to be a key to understand much of bfiser he was doing.


Beiser, like most Hegel scholars, describes Hegel’s motivation as the attempt to overcome the frustrations of Kantian thinking and the disappointments of the Enlightenment. A Philosophical Introduction to the Phenomenology of The dynamicity and openness of Hegel’s thought consists precisely in this failing process biser a process. He begins with the philosophical context and Hegel’s early ideals, then in part two examines Hegel’s ‘absolute idealism,’ his organicist metaphysics and conception of ‘spirit,’ and “the religious dimension” in his thought an admiring nod here to Emil Fackenheim.