Hegel's Dialectic: The Explanation Of Possibility

Hegel s Dialectic The Explanation Of Possibility Hegel is one of the most often cited and least read of all major philosophers He is alternately regarded as the best and the worst that philosophy has produced Nobody however disputes his influence

  • Title: Hegel's Dialectic: The Explanation Of Possibility
  • Author: Terry P. Pinkard
  • ISBN: 9780877225706
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Hegel is one of the most often cited and least read of all major philosophers He is alternately regarded as the best and the worst that philosophy has produced Nobody, however, disputes his influence In Hegel s Dialectic, Terry Pinkard offers a new interpretation of Hegel s program that assesses his conception of the role of philosophy, his method, and some of the speciHegel is one of the most often cited and least read of all major philosophers He is alternately regarded as the best and the worst that philosophy has produced Nobody, however, disputes his influence In Hegel s Dialectic, Terry Pinkard offers a new interpretation of Hegel s program that assesses his conception of the role of philosophy, his method, and some of the specific theses that he defended Hegel s dialectic is interpreted as offering explanations of the possibility of basic categories Pinkard argues that the traditional standard reading of Hegel as the esoteric metaphysician of Absolute Spirit overlooks major elements of his thought In presenting this alternative reading of Hegel, Pinkard offers a new understanding of the role of history in Hegel s thought and a new perspective on his moral and political thought Departing from the tradition of explicating Hegel exclusively in Hegelian terms, Pinkard discusses the much disputed philosopher in a way that is accessible and appealing to both analytic and non analytic philosophers Hegel s Dialectic is not just an interpretation of Hegel s thought it is also a reconstruction and defense of Hegel s philosophy as having something of importance to say to late twentieth century philosophers.

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