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Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Singer

Publication Date - December 2001

ISBN: 9780192801975

152 pages
Paperback
4-1/2 x 7 inches

In Stock

Retail Price to Students: $11.95

A vivid and accessible introduction to one of Europe's most influential and difficult philosophers

Description

Hegel is regarded as one of the most influential figures on modern political and intellectual development. After painting Hegel's life and times in broad strokes, Peter Singer goes on to tackle some of the more challenging aspects of Hegel's philosophy. Offering a broad discussion of Hegel's ideas and an account of his major works, Singer explains what have often been considered abstruse and obscure ideas in a clear and inviting manner.

About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam

Features

  • Paints the life and times of Hegel in broad strokes, who is regarded as one of the most influential figures on modern political and intellectual development
  • Offers a broad discussion of Hegel's ideas and an account of his major works, tackling some of the more challenging aspects of Hegel's philosophy

About the Author(s)

Peter Singer Is DeCamp Professor of Bioethidcs at Princeton University. He is best known for his book Animal Liberation, sometimes called "The Bible of the modern animal movement," and contributed Marx to the Very Short Introductions series.