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Hegel, Love and Forgiveness

Positive Recognition in German Idealism, 1st Edition

By Liz Disley


192 pages

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Hardback: 9781848935204
pub: 2015-01-10

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This study offers a new interpretation of Hegelian recognition focusing on positive ethical behaviours, such as love and forgiveness. Building on the work of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, Disley reassesses Hegel’s work on the subject/object dialectic and explores the previously neglected theological dimensions of his work.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Social Self and the Master-Slave Dialectic 2. The Self of Self-Consciousness: Ethical Concepts, Metaphysical Frameworks 3. Intersubjectivity, Monistic Ontology and the Social World 4. Ambiguity and the Ontologically Split Self 5. Forgiveness: Confrontation, Metanoia and the Freedom of the Other 6. Love: Ethical Partnership and the Self in the Other Conclusion

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Pickering Studies in PHIL of Religion

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PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General