Frederick Charles Beiser is an American author and professor of philosophy at Syracuse He has since edited two Cambridge anthologies on Hegel, The Cambridge Companion to Hegel () and The Cambridge Companion to Hegel and. Frederick Beiser’s Hegel ushers in a new series, ‘Routledge Philosophers.’ The list of contributing authors is a distinguished one, yet nobody. In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought. He places Hegel in the historical context of.

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From his first book — The Fate of Reason — on the context of Kantian critique, Beiser established a reputation which was only strengthened by a string of publications on Idealist and Romantic “constellations” of thought.


Beiser No preview available – The ideas themselves are fascinating and presented hwgel a way that I was interested even when I thought they were total bollocks. In this way, Beiser not only brings to life an entire movement that is largely ignored, showing the great dynamicity of thought in it, but also creates the opportunity to locate more precisely Fredrick unique breakthrough.

Antony Aumann – – Continental Philosophy Review 42 2: Syracuse, New YorkU. Jun 10, the gift rated it really liked it Shelves: The intuition they championed, on the other hand, reveals only an inchoate and underdeveloped image of the infinite.

Sign in Create an account. A masterpiece of clarity and scholarship, Hegel is both the ideal starting point for those coming to Hegel for the first time and essential frexerick for any student or scholar of nineteenth century philosophy. Beiser Routledge- Philosophy – pages 0 Reviews besier There are, to be sure, points in the book that seem to render Hegel too systematic, as if he has an answer to every question or criticism.


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The famous definition of beauty as “the sensuous Scheinen of the Idea” is found in no extant lecture notes, although one can make the case for the centrality of Hegel’s argument that essence must “shine” and appear.

Frederick Beiser Syracuse University. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Beiser earned his DPhil. Chris rated it really liked it Oct 24, Want to Read saving…. However, the presentation was very clear and made a lot of sense.

Hegel by Frederick C. Beiser

Rohan rated it liked it Jul 24, From Hegel to Nietzsche: In this magisterial and lucid introduction, Frederick Beiser covers every major aspect of Hegel’s thought. In this book, Beiser sought to reconstruct the background of German Idealism through the narration of the story of the Spinoza or Pantheism controversy. Apparently he first developed the concept when discussing the mindset of lovers: Succinct and highly informative.

The Curious Case of Hegel. Luke Brennan rated it really liked it Jun 04, The battle rages within that consciousness, and it is for self-domination or self-enslavement. Find it on Scholar. Within limited space, Beiser managed to cover several pivotal points for any substantial understanding of Hegel.

Frederick C. Beiser – Wikipedia

Of course, this is no substitute to reading Hegel himself, but I’ve found it to be an excellent sampler and tour guide. Part four turns to social and political philosophy, and part five concludes with the philosophy of history and Hegel’s aesthetics, plus a short epilogue on “the rise and fall bdiser Hegelianism” ending inthis admittedly is to give Hegel’s legacy short shrift.


That gives a fair impression of the author’s beser reconciling attitude.

The book is overall a well-written, comprehensive and lucid text that offers the student an admirable introduction the thought of Hegel. Other books in the series. And although Beiser notes Hegel’s love of opera and art galleries, he fails to ask — with Gethmann-Siefert — what that might suggest about Hegel’s attitude to contemporary art as a social if no longer religious practice concert hall, museum, world-literature, etc.

Frederick C. Beiser

The objections and concerns raised in this review, when considered in light of the overall quality of the text, are minor quibbles and reflections on what is undoubtedly an exemplary achievement. Bwiser notes that many commentators assume that sociality exists from the start rather than seeing it as precisely what is to be won.

Science Logic and Mathematics. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Anachronism, Antiquarianism, and Konstellationsforschung: Although comprehensive and thorough in his treatment, Beiser does omit a few things, notably the Logic and philosophy of nature.