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    Hegel: Elements of the Philosophy of Right (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) (Paperback) By (author) G. W. F. Hegel, Edited by Allen W. Wood, Translated by H. B. Nisbet, Series edited by Raymond Geuss, Series edited by Quentin Skinner

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    DescriptionThis book is a translation of a classic work of modern social and political thought, Elements of the Philosophy of Right. Hegel's last major published work, is an attempt to systematize ethical theory, natural right, the philosophy of law, political theory and the sociology of the modern state into the framework of Hegel's philosophy of history. Hegel's work has been interpreted in radically different ways, influencing many political movements from far right to far left, and is widely perceived as central to the communication tradition in modern ethical, social and political thought. This edition includes extensive editorial material informing the reader of the historical background of Hegel's text, and explaining his allusions to Roman law and other sources, making use of lecture materials which have only recently become available. The new translation is literal, readable and consistent, and will be informative and scholarly enough to serve the needs of students and specialists alike.


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    Title
    Hegel: Elements of the Philosophy of Right
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) G. W. F. Hegel, Edited by Allen W. Wood, Translated by H. B. Nisbet, Series edited by Raymond Geuss, Series edited by Quentin Skinner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 569
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521348881
    ISBN 10: 0521348889
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFCX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC000000
    B&T General Subject: 650
    BISAC V2.8: POL018000
    Abridged Dewey: 320
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    DC22: 193
    BISAC V2.8: PHI009000
    DC20: 340.1
    BISAC V2.8: POL000000
    LC classification: K230.H43G7813 1991
    Thema V1.0: JP, JB, JBCC9
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    index, bibliography
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    25 October 1991
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    "Altogether...a work of sound scholarship and balanced judgement. It makes Hegel reliably accessible, and about as clear and readable as he can be. In addition, the critical apparatus makes their work into a valuable stepping stone for the study of the other texts and sources with which more advanced students and professional scholars must be concerned." Canadian Philosophical Reviews
    Table of contents
    Editor's introduction; Chronology; Translator's preface; Key to abbreviations; Elements of the philosophy of right; Editorial notes; Glossary; Select bibliography; Index of subjects; Index of names.