Picturing Hegel

Picturing Hegel : An Illustrated Guide to Hegel's Encyclopaedia Logic

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In her innovative take on G.W. F. Hegel's The Encyclopaedia Logic, Julie E. Maybee uses pictures and diagrams to cut through the philosopher's dense, difficult writing. Picturing Hegel: An Illustrated Guide to Hegel's Encyclopaedia Logic utilizes diagrams in order to rehabilitate Hegel's logic for serious consideration by showing how each stage develops step-by-step from earlier stages according to definite, logical patterns. This interpretation makes Hegel's work accessible and understandable for new and experienced readers alike.
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  • Paperback | 668 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 40.64mm | 861.82g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739116169
  • 9780739116166
  • 1,106,549

Table of contents

Part 1 1. Entering the Gallery: Hegel's Overall Project and the Project of the Logic Chapter 2 I. The Skepticism of Hume and Kant Chapter 3 II. Reason Overgrasps Reality Chapter 4 III. Essential, Necessary Universals Chapter 5 IV. Reason Drives Itself: Semantics and Syntax Chapter 6 V. Hegel's Argument Chapter 7 VI. Hegel's Overall Project Chapter 8 VII. The Conceptual and Semantic Project of the Logic Chapter 9 VIII. The Syntactic Project of the Logic Part 10 2. The Doctrine of Being Chapter 11 I. Introduction Chapter 12 II. The Doctrine of Quality Chapter 13 III. The Doctrine of Quantity Chapter 14 IV. The Doctrine of Measure Chapter 15 V. Wrap Up Being: Comments on Syntax Part 16 3. The Doctrine of Essence Chapter 17 I. Introduction Chapter 18 II. Essence as the Ground of Existence Chapter 19 III. The Doctrine of Appearance Chapter 20 IV. The Doctrine of Actuality Chapter 21 V. Wrap Up Essence: Comments on Syntax Part 22 4. The Doctrine of Concept Chapter 23 I. Introduction Chapter 24 II. The Doctrine of the Subjective or Formal Concept Chapter 25 III. The Doctrine of the Object Chapter 26 IV. The Doctrine of the Idea Chapter 27 V. Wrap up Concept: Comments on Syntax Chapter 28 VI. Epilogue: Hegel's Materialism, Optimism, and Faith
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To anyone who takes Hegel's own self-conception seriously, there is no way around studying his system of speculative logic, since this was, to him, the basis of his other philosophical accomplishments. Maybee's book is a remarkable achievement in making Hegel's logic accessible to students as well as specialists. -- Allen Wood, Indiana University, Bloomington One of the chief merits of her detailed account is its balanced approach...Maybee's account will provoke the reader to rethink what counts as logic. Even if we do not teach speculative logic in our introductory classes, Maybee's patient and persistent explanation of this difficult text is a rewarding read. Journal of the History of Philosophy
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About Julie E. Maybee

Julie E. Maybee is assistant professor of philosophy at Lehman College, City University of New York.
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