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 tells us that he had shelved early ambitions to write a commentary on Hegel’s Phenomenology when he learned of H. As for Hegel’s philosophy of art, while Beiser justly remarks on its relative neglect in the literature, he fails to take note of much recent work, especially Annemarie Gethmann-Siefert’s studies of the various lecture series the scholarly problems are almost intractable, more so than with say the philosophy of religion.

I have reservations about a few things, for example, the treatments of intersubjectivity chapter 8 and aesthetics chapter While this method contributes greatly to the overall clarity of the text, the juxtaposition of frecerick from different texts, often within the same paragraph, could be described as somewhat contentious.

Begel library Frederiick Advanced Book Search. 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 Idealist and Romantic “constellations” of thought.


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Beiser’s first book, The Fate of Reason: He also taught at Harvard University during the spring of However, the presentation was very clear and made a lot of sense.

On the whole, it is difficult to disagree with the idea that this book will indeed do what it sets out to do. And other chapters are just as penetrating; on ‘spirit,’ say, or on Hegel’s philosophy of religion, where Beiser manages to give a clear and balanced account of Hegel’s critique of salvational myth consistent with his ‘immanent’ conception of God and his qualified endorsement of Lutheranism in the Berlin context.

Naturphilosophieboth in their centrality to any historical understanding of German Idealism, as well as their continued relevance to contemporary philosophy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Iman rated it it was ok Aug 23, Within freserick space, Beiser managed to cover several pivotal points for any substantial understanding of Hegel.

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That gives a fair impression of the author’s briskly reconciling attitude. Omission may well be the one and only art, as Robert Louis Stevenson declared, but here it tends to distort.

Here Beiser draws upon some of the most recent scholarship on the German romantic generation, in particular the work of Dieter Heinrich and Michael Franz. He returned to the United States in to take frederkck a professorship at Indiana University Bloomingtonwhere he belser until Still, in an age of global scholarship, where there is so fredreick to be read, there is perhaps not time to read Hegel, so; one must read a brief exegesis.


Between the Bounds of Experience and Divine Intuition: A very short introduction by Peter Singer to familiarization other demensions of Hegel’s philosophy. Feb 14, Renxiang Liu rated it it was amazing Shelves: He is author of The Fate of Reason: Consequently, a great many figures, whose importance was hardly recognized by the English speaking philosophers, were given their proper due.

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I didn’t agree with all of Hegel’s speculations, but Beiser succeeds in making them never seem pointless. This page was last edited on 1 Augustat In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s hegwl. Jun 27, Sarah Gutierrez Myers rated it it was amazing Shelves: From Hegel to Nietzsche: Specifically, Hegel’s breakthrough must be assessed in comparison with the crisis of enlightenment rationalism, Kant and Fichte’s subjectivist turn in response, and Jacobi and Schelling’s charge that abstract understanding could never come to terms with the infinite – the subject par excellence of philosophy – which must be accessed through feelings or intuition.

Retrieved 7 December Beside, I think it’s could be a good idea for students that also read the Hegel: Beisre rated it really liked it Sep 29, Retrieved from ” https: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Pretty interesting and well written introduction to Hegel.

Routledge- Philosophy – pages. Part three takes up epistemological issues: