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.

Monday, 28 March 2016

Rudolf Haym on Hegel

Rudolf Haym (1821-1901)

This post summarizes the illuminating introduction by Pierre Osmo to his French translation of politician and Hegel scholar Rudolf Haym's famous biography and commentary Hegel and his Time (1857).

Friday, 5 February 2016

A Meeting with Hegel in 1826

Unter den Linden, Berlin, 1826, by Johann Wilhelm Brücke.

The following is an extract from the diary of a future Scottish church minister David Aitken in 1826, during a visit to Germany in which he visited Hegel in Berlin.

Neo-hegelianism in Germany before 1945 (Part Three)

This post completes our summary of the Introduction to Sylvie Hürstel's Au Nom de Hegel (2010) on German juridical neo-hegelianism, with some selections from her conclusion.