Thursday, January 03, 2013

Hegel's Political Philosophy - American release

I'm delighted to confirm the US release of my Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of the Right, second edition (see website):

A new, significantly expanded edition of the first systematic reading of Hegel's political philosophy.

New for this edition: • A more detailed explanation of Hegel's philosophical system• Two new chapters on Hegel's theories of democracy and history• An appendix detailing the implications this work has for future interpretations of Hegelian philosophyHegel's Elements of the Philosophy of Right is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important works in the history of political philosophy. • Sets out the difference between 'systematic' and 'non-systematic' readings of the Elements of the 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, democracy and history

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