History and Truth in Hegel's Phenomenology, Third Edition

History and Truth in Hegel's Phenomenology, Third Edition

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This fairly small book must take its place as the best introductory study of Hegel's Phenomenology available." -Philosophy and Phenomenological ResearchWestphal's book is a comprehensive guide to the argument of the entire phenomenology.... will repay close study by serious undergraduate and graduate students of philosophy." -ChoiceThis detailed interpretation of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit seeks to show that the unity of this classic work may be found in the integration of its transcendental and sociological-historical themes.show more

Product details

  • Book | 256 pages
  • 139.2 x 214.9 x 19.3mm | 368.26g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 3rd ed.
  • 0253212219
  • 9780253212214
  • 2,001,125

About Merold Westphal

Merold Westphal is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University. He is author of God, Guilt, and Death: An Existential Phenomenology of Religion and Suspicion and Faith: The Religious Uses of Modern Atheism and is coeditor (with Martin J. Matusik [hacheck over s, acute accent over i] of Kierkegaard in Post/Modernity.show more

Table of contents

Preface to the Third EditionIntroductionGuide to Footnotes1. The Task of the Phenomenology: A) The Introduction2. The Task of the Phenomenology: B) The Preface3. The Knowledge of Nature: A)Sense Perception4. The Knowledge of Nature: B) Natural Science5. The Concept of Spirit6. The Career of Spirit7. Religion8. Absolute KnowledgeIndexshow more

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