Hegel and History by Will Dudley

By Will Dudley

Approximately centuries after stating “the finish of history,” Hegel continues to be a wealthy resource of insights into our historic nature. The essays accumulated the following interpret and boost these insights, whereas additionally demanding Hegel’s philosophical method of understand current and destiny phenomena that he may possibly neither event nor think. They symbolize the superior in modern scholarship on Hegel and heritage, and jointly they handle the entire vital and disputed subject matters within the box: Hegel’s declare that historical past has an finish, even if his philosophy of historical past is Eurocentric or racist, how parts of what he phrases “subjective spirit” and “objective spirit” give a contribution to historic improvement, and the connection among faith and his philosophy of heritage.

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L. S. Stepelevich and D. Lamb, 93–102 (Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1983), 94, 95. 10. ” History and Theory 27, no. 1 (February 1988): 16. 11. Richard D. 1 (Fall 1990): 69–80; Will Dudley, “Freedom in and Through Hegel’s Philosophy,” Canadian Philosophical Review 39, no. 4 (Fall 2000): 683–704. In “Circulation and Constitution at the End of History,” David Kolb describes Hegel’s end as “an unblocking of circulation. Barriers would have been removed that restricted the movement of something whose flow creates society.

In Hegel’s Philosophy of Action, ed. L. S. Stepelevich and D. Lamb, 93–102 (Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1983), 94, 95. 10. ” History and Theory 27, no. 1 (February 1988): 16. 11. Richard D. 1 (Fall 1990): 69–80; Will Dudley, “Freedom in and Through Hegel’s Philosophy,” Canadian Philosophical Review 39, no. 4 (Fall 2000): 683–704. In “Circulation and Constitution at the End of History,” David Kolb describes Hegel’s end as “an unblocking of circulation. Barriers would have been removed that restricted the movement of something whose flow creates society.

2 Utopian thought is divided between a—usually miserable—here and a superior beyond. Being thus divided it fails to acknowledge the substantive reality of which it nevertheless remains a part. It misunderstands philosophy’s role by conceiving of it as having access to a normative realm that has no manifestation in reality. The capriciousness of the utopian eagle at daybreak is thus famously dismissed by Hegel in favor of the wisdom of the owl at dusk. However, there is also a different side to Hegel.

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