The Essential Hegel

The Essential Hegel

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Ambitious, demanding and frequently abstruse, Hegel's philosophy has nonethelaess exerted a powerful and far-reaching influence, from Marxism to Existentialism. The last of the German idealists, and certainly one of the greatest systematic thinkers in Western philosophy, Hegel boldly maintained that his own system of philosophy was the historical culmination of all previous philosophical thought. "The Virgin Philosophers Series" covers the lives and ideas of the major philosophers. Author Paul Strathern highlights the major advances in philosophy, as well as the men who conceived them and the times in which they lived. Containing quotes, insights and anecdotes, the aim of the series is to clarify the mysteries of philosophy for the general more

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  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 108 x 177mm | 40g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753507609
  • 9780753507605

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About Paul Strathern

Paul Strathern is a professional writer, a former Somerset Maugham prize winner and author of five novels, as well as biographies and travel books. As a university lecturer, he taught philosophy, but also mathematics and modern Italian more

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