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Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right

Brooks, Thom

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Elements of the Philosophy of Right is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important works in the history of political philosophy. This is the first book on the subject to take Hegel's system of speculative philosophy seriously as an important component of any robust understanding of this text. Key Features •Sets out the difference between 'systematic' and 'non-systematic' readings of Philosophy of Right •Outlines the unique structure of Hegel's philosophical arguments •Explores key areas of Hegel's political philosophy: his theories of property, punishment, morality, law, monarchy, war

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Brooks, T. (2007). Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right. Edinburgh University Press

Book Type Authored Book
Publication Date 2007
Deposit Date Dec 10, 2012
Publisher Edinburgh University Press
Keywords Hegel, the family, monarchy, property, punishment, war, Philosophy of Right, Science of Logic
Additional Information Reviewed in: * Special issue in Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain + book review * History of Political Thought * Mind * Philosophy in Review * Political Studies Review



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