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Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right

Thom Brooks


G. W. F. Hegel's Elements of the Philosophy of Right is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important works in the history of political philosophy. It is broadly agreed that Hegel intended this work to be interpreted as a significant part of his greater system of speculative philosophy. Where disagreement occurs is on the question of the relevance of Hegel's larger philosophical system to understanding the Philosophy of Right. This is the first book on the subject to take Hegel's system of speculative philosophy seriously as an important component of any robust understanding of the Philo ... More

Keywords: Hegel, political philosophy, speculative philosophy, Philosophy of Right, property, punishment, morality, law, monarchy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780748625741
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625741.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thom Brooks, author