The vendor paid me back the mailing cost bedause of the delay. Unable to add item to List. He sees a divine hand interwoven with this process. This book is not the Philosophy of History in full. The book arrived a little late but it was sort of understandable due to the huge distance. has been added to your Cart. Pages are awkward. Consider it a study book. Please try again. Hegel's philosophy of history is very much a product of its times, the more so for the overarching context of "Reason" in which he interprets history. Since Aristotle, philosophers have proposed this idea of history having a purpose, and Hegel has been one of the principle proponents of this point of view. The notion that reason rules the world, he concludes, is both necessary to the practice of philosophic … Reviewed in the United States on June 27, 2015. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. 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In his introduction to those lectures Hegel said that there is reason in history because ‘reason rules the world’; hence world history … Many scholars, much more capable than, I have discussed this book. The Urantia Book: Revealing the Mysteries of God, the Universe, World History, Jesu... Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy), DEATH IS NOTHING TO FEAR: Better Living through the Philosophy of Epicurus, Peirce on the Uses of History: The Legacy of a Realist (Peirceana) (Peirceana, 4), Introduction to the Philosophy of History: with selections from The Philosophy of Right (Hackett Classics), Philosophy of Right (Dover Philosophical Classics), Lectures on the Philosophy of World History Introduction (Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics), Lectures on the History of Philosophy, Volume 1: Greek Philosophy to Plato. Not a preferable format of this text. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The book has enough data to encourage the reader to look into a further research on each of its historical period. In other parts, I just didn't know how to judge the arguments advanced because I had no other knowledge of the historical incidents being described. I suppose, in his day, there was some basis for this conclusion. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 28, 2015. Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy: With Selections from the Objections and... How to Read the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Modern Library Classics). I purchased this item a few years ago, and I recently decided to turn to it only to discover that it is no longer accessible. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Otherwise, do not purchase this book. If you're only looking for the first three sections: great. In certain parts, I found it plain boring. The book arrived a little late but it was sort of understandable due to the huge distance. Parts III and IV only reproduced here; Translated: by Robert S. Hartman. Hegel argues that all of history is caused and guided by a rational process, and God's seemingly unknowable plan is rendered intelligible through philosophy. Not an easy read. I'd guess he'd have a different take on things after these conflagrations. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + $12.30 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to France. Reviewed in the United States on June 12, 2017. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. In other parts, I just didn't know how to judge the arguments advanced because I had no other knowledge of the historical incidents being described. Pages are awkward. There was a problem loading your book clubs. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. He sees a divine hand interwoven with this process. Rather pedantic, but I am glad to be familiar with the original work -- or at least the translation. I was impressed with Hegel' s knowledge about ancient history. Introduction to the Philosophy of History: with selections from The Philosophy of Right (Hackett Classics), Philosophy of Right (Dover Philosophical Classics), Lectures on the Philosophy of World History Introduction (Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics), Lectures on the History of Philosophy, Volume 1: Greek Philosophy to Plato, Philosophical Fragments/Johannes Climacus : Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol 7. Reviewed in the United States on July 7, 2013. Very detailed. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. "–Sam Sorbo, Actress, Reviewed in the United States on February 20, 2020. Please try again. There are no end of introductory books that will leave the beginner with a much clearer view of Hegel than reading this. Reviewed in the United States on February 20, 2020. I was tired of post-modernism so I thought I would read this. Not an easy read. Consider it a study book. Philosophy of History was written by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and published in 1837. Many scholars, much more capable than, I have discussed this book. This is a good place to start with Hegel. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Its difficult to review a book with so many different and new ideas. The vendor paid me back the mailing cost bedause of the delay. Getting the main message from Hegel's view of history is probably best found elsewhere, for most people. Hegel wrote this classic as an introduction to a series of lectures on the "philosophy of history" — a novel concept in the early nineteenth century. Poetic meditations on the meaning of eternity for 144 famous persons. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. I was tired of post-modernism so I thought I would read this. For Hegel, history unfolds as the self-actualisation of Spirit, eventually resolving itself into the manifestation of true human liberty through the freest form of government.