Hegel's Introduction to the Philosophy of History remains one of the most profound and influential books on the philosophy of history. In clear and cogent terms this book:
* examines the ideas and arguments of the Introduction to the Philosophy of History
* explains key concepts of Hegel's system, a knowledge of which is essential for fully understanding his philosophy of history
* assesses the continuing relevance of Hegel to the contemporary debate about the nature of history.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction; Part 1 Philosophical Foundations; Chapter 2 Presuppositions; Chapter 3 Subject and Infinite Power; Chapter 4 Concept and Spirit; Chapter 5 Freedom; Part 1-1 Interval; Chapter 6 From System to History; Part 2 The Course Of History; Chapter 7 Passion and Conquest; Chapter 8 The Cunning of Reason; Chapter 9 Peoples; Chapter 10 States; Chapter 11 The End of History; Chapter 12 The Ways of God;
Joseph McCarney is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at South Bank University