Lectures on the Philosophy of World History
By (author) Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Translated by Hugh Barr Nisbet
Introduction by Duncan Forbes
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Lectures on the Philosophy of World History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Book DescriptionAn English translation of Hegel's introduction to his lectures on the philosophy of history, based directly on the standard German edition by Johannes Hoffmeister, first published in 1955. The previous English translation, by J. Sibree, first appeared in 1857 and was based on the defective German edition of Karl Hegel, to which Hoffmeister's edition added a large amount of new material previously unknown to English readers, derived from earlier editors. In the introduction to his lectures, Hegel lays down the principles and aims which underlie his philosophy of history, and provides an outline of the philosophy of history itself. The comprehensive and voluminous survey of world history which followed the introduction in the original lectures is of less interest to students of Hegel's thought than the introduction, and is therefore not included in this volume.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521281454
(216mm x 138mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Nov-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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