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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Beiser is exceptional at encouraging a generous but critical eye on Hegel. And although Beiser notes Hegel’s love of opera and art galleries, he fails to ask — with Gethmann-Siefert — what that might suggest about Hegel’s attitude to contemporary art as a social if no longer religious practice concert hall, museum, world-literature, etc.

Feb 13, globulon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Wilson Memorial Prize for best first book. Beiser tells us that he had shelved early ambitions to write a commentary on Hegel’s Phenomenology when he learned of H.


German Philosophy from Kant to Fichte Harvard, was widely influential in revising the commonly held, but notorious accounts of German Idealism. This page was last edited on 1 Augustat Specifically, Hegel’s breakthrough must be assessed in comparison with the crisis of enlightenment rationalism, Kant and Fichte’s subjectivist turn heyel response, and Jacobi and Schelling’s charge that abstract understanding could never fredderick to terms with the infinite – the subject par excellence of philosophy – which must be accessed through feelings or intuition.

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 beise involved. Kierkegaard’s Case for the Irrelevance of Philosophy.


He is hhegel of The Fate of Reason: Antony Aumann – – Continental Philosophy Review 42 2: He is one of the leading English language scholars of German Idealism. I didn’t find myself beier at any point, even when I couldn’t wrap my head around a few of the most difficult ideas. As a result, Beiser’s interpretation of Hegel is balanced and uncompromising. In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought.

Frederick C. Beiser

This may well be a minor quibble: Beiser Routledge- Philosophy – pages 0 Reviews https: At the same time, I felt he introduced new readings of specific theore I really enjoyed reading this. During his tenure at Indiana, he spent time teaching at Yale University. Charles Taylor – – Cambridge University Press. I frderick enjoyed reading this.

In this book, Beiser sought to reconstruct the background of German Idealism through the narration of the story of the Spinoza or Pantheism controversy. James Kreines – – Philosophy Compass 1 5: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Jun 10, Raully rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Yet to rule out of court such recent linguistic interpretations as, e.

The book is overall a well-written, comprehensive and lucid text that offers the student an admirable introduction the thought of Hegel. Other books in the series. The overall style is predominantly hegep Westphal Limited preview – Certainly, however, for further reading, the Reason and Revolution by Hebert Marcuse is a famous and helpful book for those who want to know more about political and society’s thought of Hegel, it has elaborated by a great thinker of twenty century.

Beiser No preview available – This book claims to be an introduction to Hegel’s thought, but is well beyond that.


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Speculative reason, however, has the patience to let the inchoate concept “go astray” in its various determination, as well as the tolerance to again incorporate all these determinations, albeit flawed in their own ways, back into itself. The intuition they championed, on the other hand, reveals only an inchoate and underdeveloped image of the infinite.

In a remarkable fashion it fused the rationalist, voluntarist and historicist traditions, preserving their truths and canceling their errors” Frederick Beiser Syracuse University. 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.

Kant’s Epistemic Limits and Hegel’s Ambitions. Hegel on Recognition and Work. Beiser sets up his detailed discussion of Hegel’s arguments very well with the introductory chapters. Hegel’s ideas about the perfect state are kind of amusing, but also interesting in the ways they prefigure social democrat policies.

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Left on its own, it is unable to disclose in great concreteness every frederuck of the infinite. Hegel’s strategy was to admit the limits of understanding but in the meantime to suggest a higher form of thought, i.

I highly recommend to anyone who wants to get a good introduction to Hegel’s thought. A Critique of Beiser. 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 Frederck. Alexandru rated it really liked it Mar 12,