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: Feshicage Yobar
Country: Canada
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 12 February 2007
Pages: 270
PDF File Size: 5.28 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.78 Mb
ISBN: 552-5-65890-548-3
Downloads: 15292
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Vihn

The book is overall a well-written, comprehensive and lucid text that offers the student an admirable introduction the thought of Hegel.

A very short introduction by Peter Singer to familiarization other demensions of Hegel’s philosophy. Frederick Beiser’s Hegel ushers in a new series, ‘Routledge Philosophers. The result is a more concretely developed concept yegel the infinite, and philosophy is precisely this endless development. The intuition they championed, on the other hand, reveals only an inchoate and underdeveloped image of the infinite. Mar 05, David Balfour rated it it was amazing.

Frederick C. Beiser

In their stead we get a powerful reading of the various parts of Hegel’s system in a metaphysical light. That gives a fair impression of the author’s briskly reconciling attitude. Beiser sets up his detailed discussion of Hegel’s arguments very well with the introductory chapters. In my view the dialectic of IVa is most plausibly taken as that of a single consciousness finding that in order to make good its claim to self-awareness and self-satisfaction in the world at large it must be conceptually prepared to recognize otherness, an other equal to itself; there need actually be another person involved.



The new book follows the series format: Many of the central diffi Not being much of a Hegel scholar myself, I can’t critique Beiser’s interpretation of and engagement with other interpretations of Hegel, but the book came to me highly beizer as a clear and careful introduction to Hegel.

Want to Read saving…. In addition to his writings on German Idealism, Beiser has also written on the German Romantics and 19th-century British philosophy.

Lists with This Book. Baran Kaplan rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Consequently, a great many figures, whose importance was hardly recognized by the English speaking philosophers, were given their proper due.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The major failure of the book, at least in my view, is in neglecting to provide sufficient reason why Hegel should be read: I really enjoyed reading this. This bfiser actually have universally viewed of Hegel’s philosophy and it could be very good suggestion for those who are beginner student of Hegel’s heggel, which they’re need a universal point of view of Hegel’s thoughts, to read it.

The subsequent chapters fill out this programme, with Beiser always grounding the grand speculations in the concerns of Hegel’s time.

Frederick C. Beiser – Wikipedia

Part three takes up epistemological issues: The battle rages within that consciousness, and it is for self-domination or self-enslavement. Phil rated it really liked it Sep 29, Beiser tells us that he had shelved early ambitions to write a commentary on Hegel’s Phenomenology when he learned of H. It have good enough writings and parts about Hegel’s metaphysics, religious thoughts, epistemology, political views and historical thought which these are very important subject matters of Hegel. Jan 13, Andrew rated it it was amazing.


From his first book — The Fate of Reason — on the context of Kantian critique, Beiser established a reputation which was only strengthened by a string of publications on Hgeel and Romantic “constellations” of thought.

Alexandru rated it really liked it Mar 12, The result is in beeiser judgment little short of a triumph. He joined Syracuse University beserwhere he remains as of Beiser always writes exceptional introductions to German philosophy and this book on Hegel doesn’t disappoint. Brucealon rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Thereby showing how many of the mythical claims about him that he was a proto-Fascist, that he misunderstood and regressed from Kant, that his system necessitates world communism, etc cannot be sustained if his system is properly understood.

Books by Frederick C.