This book focuses on the central "moment" of Hegel's tripartite division of the political realm into the spheres of family, civil society, and state. It also focuses on his particular form of idealism; his logic, the identity of identity and difference; and the contradictions of modernity.
Introduction 1. The Historical Basis of Political Philosophy 2. The Philosophical Politics of Modernity 3. The Contradictions of Modernity 4. Property and Personhood 5. The Dialectic of Civil Society 6. Public Opinion and Its Representation 7. The Rational State 8. Contemporary Applications of Hegel's Philosophy of Politics