Hegel

2014.08.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. M. Fritzman, Hegel, Polity, 2014, 185pp., $24.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780745647258. Reviewed by Ansgar Lyssy,
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2014.08.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. M. Fritzman, Hegel, Polity, 2014, 185pp., $24.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780745647258. Reviewed by Ansgar Lyssy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Of all the introductions to Hegel, J. M. Fritzman's is perhaps the most accessible one to date. It is written specifically for students with little to no knowledge of post-Kantian philosophy and succeeds not only in elucidating a great deal of Hegel's notoriously obscure ideas, but also in explaining why they are still relevant today. This introduction will leave beginning students of Hegel well equipped to understand Hegel's aims and methods, arguments and failures, all the while giving them the resources they will need to be able competently to put them into a historically broad context, sophisticatedly to relate them to one another, and occasionally even to place them in contact with contemporary debates. Although Fritzman's introduction, a recent addition to a. . .

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