Sunday, 7 March 2021

Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit in Scots - 1

 

This is an experiment in translating sections of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) into broad Scots. We start with the sub-section on the Law of the Heart from Chapter 5 - Reason. Vocabulary and reading suggestions - particularly for the Stage, spatial movement and mental dispositions - welcome. The video includes photographs from my trip in 2017 to the parts of Switzerland (Tschugg, Erlach and Berne) where Hegel lived as a tutor from 1793-96. The script follows:

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sunday, 21 February 2021

English translators' paragraph number differences in the Phenomenology of Spirit

 

Image courtesy of Philosophydata.com (2021).

Here is a summary of the paragraph numbering differences between Miller, Pinkard and Inwood's English translations of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807).

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Hegel on Observation and Self-observation (From Phenomenology of Spirit)

Title page of first edition of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807).
This post is a commented abstract of the first third of the reason chapter of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807), which deals with logic, psychology and other sciences of human self-observation.

Monday, 1 June 2020

"Religion expresses what spirit is earlier in time than science." (Part Two)

Church carving of Christ's crucifixion, in Stuttgart Landesmuseum
This and the previous post are a reading of the section of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) on Christianity. In this post, I deal with the final section on the doctrine of the church.

Sunday, 31 May 2020

"Religion expresses what spirit is earlier in time than science." (Part One)

Church carving of Christ's crucifixion, in Stuttgart Landesmuseum
This and the following post are a reading of the section of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) on Christianity. The title quote is from Phenomenology (para 802), translating "Wissenschaft" as science.

Saturday, 7 March 2020

Review of "Hegel's Career and Politics" by Mehmet Tabak

We review a recent Hegel-biography, Hegel's Career and Politics: The Making of the Most Famous Philosopher in Germany, 1788-1831, by Mehmet Tabak.