Reason in the World: Hegel's Metaphysics and Its Philosophical Appeal,

2016.01.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James Kreines, Reason in the World: Hegel's Metaphysics and Its Philosophical Appeal, Oxford University Press, 2015, 290pp.,
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2016.01.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James Kreines, Reason in the World: Hegel's Metaphysics and Its Philosophical Appeal, Oxford University Press, 2015, 290pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780190204303. Reviewed by Christopher Yeomans, Purdue University Books on Hegel's Science of Logic either tend to get in and out of the text relatively quickly, mining a few conceptual moves to be refined and then alloyed for use in other philosophical industries; or they take the form of commentaries that march the reader through the twists and turns of the argument at speeds and levels of detail that vary widely according to the individual drill sergeant-interpreter's taste for cruelty. James Kreines, however, is neither in the resource extraction business nor does he fancy a turn on the parade ground. Instead, he offers a book that will surprise both seasoned Hegel hands with the order and connection of its arguments and contemporary metaphysicians with the. . .

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