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Idealism as Modernism Hegelian Variations

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ISBN-10: 0521568730

ISBN-13: 9780521568739

Edition: 1997

Authors: Robert B. Pippin, Robert B. Pippin

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Modernity has come to refer both to a contested historical category and to an even more contested philosophical and civilisational ideal. In this important collection of essays Robert Pippin takes issue with some prominent assessments of what is or is not philosophically at stake in the idea of a modern revolution in Western civilisation, and presents an alternative view. Professor Pippin disputes many traditional characterisations of the distinctiveness of modern philosophy. In their place he defends claims about agency, freedom, ethical life and modernity itself, all of which are central to the German idealist philosophical tradition, and in particular, to the writings of Hegel. Having…    
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Book details

List price: $38.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/28/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 484
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Robert B. Pippin is the Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the author or editor of many books. 

Introduction: Hegelianism?
The Original Options: Kant Versus Hegel
Kant on the Spontaneity of Mind
On the Moral Foundations of Kant's Rechtslehre
Hegel, Ethical Reasons, Kantian Rejoinders
Avoiding German Idealism: Kant, Hegel, and the Reflective Judgment Problem
Critical Modernism
Hegel, Modernity, and Habermas
Technology as Ideology: Prospects
Greeks, Germans, and Moderns
The Modern World of Leo Strauss
Being, Time, and Politics: The Strauss-Kojeve Debate
Narrating Modernity
Blumenberg and the Modernity Problem
Modern Mythic Meaning: Blumenberg Contra Nietzsche
Modernism and Nihilism
Truth and Lies in the Early Nietzsche
Nietzsche's Alleged Farewell: The PreModern, Modern, and Postmodern Nietzsche
Morality as Psychology, Psychology as Morality: Nietzsche, Eros, and Clumsy Lovers
Heidegger's "Culmination"
On Being Anti-Cartesian: Hegel, Heidegger, Subjectivity, and Sociality
Heideggerean Historicity and Metaphysical Politics
Hegel's Ethical Rationalism
Name Index
Subject Index