Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

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OUP Oxford, Aug 23, 2001 - Philosophy - 160 pages
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Many people regard Hegel's work as obscure and extremely difficult, yet his importance and influence are universally acknowledged. Professor Singer eliminates any excuse for remaining ignorant of the outlines of Hegel's philosophy by providing a broad discussion of his ideas and an account of his major works. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Review: Hegel: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #49)

User Review  - Rlotz - Goodreads

This is only the second book I've read in the Very Short Introduction series. But I must say, I'm extremely impressed. The first was Michael Inwood's book on Heidegger, which tackled the mammoth task ... Read full review

Review: Hegel: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #49)

User Review  - Peter Owens - Goodreads

A good primer on Hegel; I used it to supplement my seminar readings. Singer is clear and concise. Read full review

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Peter Singer is DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. He is best known for his book Animal Liberation, sometimes called 'the Bible of the modern animal movement'. His other books include Practical Ethics, How are we to live?, Ethics into Action, Marx: A Very Short Introduction, and A Darwinian Left?. He is also the author of the major article on ethics in the current edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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