Hegel on Beauty

2015.08.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Julia Peters, Hegel on Beauty, Routledge, 2015, 161pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138795952. Reviewed by Andrew Bowie, Royal
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2015.08.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Julia Peters, Hegel on Beauty, Routledge, 2015, 161pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138795952. Reviewed by Andrew Bowie, Royal Holloway, University of London The revival of interest in Hegel associated with the move away from grand metaphysical interpretations towards seeing Hegel as the philosopher of the 'sociality of reason' (Terry Pinkard) has had significant effects in areas of contemporary philosophy that had previously paid little attention to Hegel. However, with the exception of some important recent work by Robert Pippin, this revival has not been centrally concerned with Hegel's extensive reflections on art and philosophy. Given the focus of so much mainstream philosophy on epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics, this is not surprising. However, the fact that, having already produced the version of his system that appears in the Encyclopedia in 1817, Hegel himself repeatedly lectured on aesthetics. . .

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