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    DescriptionMany people regard Hegel's work as obscure and extremely difficult, yet his importance and influence are universally acknowledged. Professor Singer eliminates any excuse for remaining ignorant of the outlines of Hegel's philosophy by providing a broad discussion of his ideas and an account of his major works. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.


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    Title
    Hegel: A Very Short Introduction
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Singer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 109 mm
    Height: 168 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192801975
    ISBN 10: 019280197X
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    LC classification: B2948 .S57 2001
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    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    20 halftones integrated
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    06 December 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Peter Singer is DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. He is best known for his book Animal Liberation, sometimes called 'the Bible of the modern animal movement'. His other books include Practical Ethics, How are we to live?, Ethics into Action, Marx: A Very Short Introduction, and A Darwinian Left?. He is also the author of the major article on ethics in the current edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    Review quote
    Review from previous edition an excellent introduction to Hegel's thought... Hegel is neatly placed in historical context; the formal waltz of dialectic and the dialectic master and slave are economically illumined; Singer's use of analogy is at times inspired.' Sunday Times
    Table of contents
    1. Hegel's times and life ; 2. History with a purpose ; 3. Freedom and community ; 4. The odyssey of the mind ; 5. Logic and dialectics ; 6. Aftermath ; Notes on sources, further reading, index