Saturday, 11 March 2017

Hegel's Edition of Jean-Jacques Cart's Letters (Part Three)

Jean-Jacques Cart (1748-1813)
This post concludes our series on Hegel's German edition of Jean-Jacques Cart's Confidential Letters (French, 1793, German, 1798). Cart was a Swiss lawyer and political reformer and this annotated translation was Hegel's first publication.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Hegel's Edition of Jean-Jacques Cart's Letters (Part Two)

Jean-Jacques Cart (1748-1813)
This post continues our series on Hegel's German edition of Jean-Jacques Cart's Confidential Letters (French, 1793, German, 1798). Cart was a Swiss lawyer and political reformer and this annotated translation was Hegel's first publication.

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Hegel's edition of Jean-Jacques Cart's Letters (Part One)

Jean-Jacques Cart (1748-1813)
This post is the first of three summarizing Hegel's German edition of Jean-Jacques Cart's Confidential Letters (French, 1793, German, 1798). Cart was a Swiss lawyer and political reformer and this annotated translation was Hegel's first publication.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Hegel in Berlin (Part Four) - Jacques D'Hondt


This post analyses French Hegel scholar Jacques D'Hondt's path-breaking book Hegel en son Temps [Hegel in his Time] (1968), which interpreted Hegel as a progressive political reformer in his Berlin period (1818-1831).

Friday, 4 November 2016

Rudolf Haym on Hegel's System and English Political Reform

House of Commons, 1833, by George Hayter.
This post analyzes the concluding chapter of Rudolf Haym's Hegel and his Time (1857), which contains discussion of Hegel's essay On the English Reform Bill (1831) and his general conclusions on Hegel's philosophical system and method.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Rudolf Haym on the Phenomenology of Spirit

Title page of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807)
This post summarizes the main chapter on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit in Rudolf Haym's classic book Hegel and his Time (1857).

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Rudolf Haym on the Preface to the Phenomenology

Title page of Rudolf Haym's Hegel und seine Zeit (1857).
Rudolf Haym was a central figure in the reception of Hegelian ideas and the dissolution of the Hegelian school in Germany. The chapters of his book, Hegel and his Time (1857), on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) are of particular interest in their own right. This post summarizes Haym's analysis of the Phenomenology Preface.