The Philosophy of Right/9 ganism of the work. Preface and Introduction with certain changes in terminology: from “Philosophy of Right”, by G W F Hegel 1820, Translated. The bulk of the book is devoted to discussing Hegel's three spheres or versions of 'right,' each one larger than the preceding ones and encompassing them. The Philosophy of Right (as it is usually called) begins with a discussion of the concept of the free will and argues that the free will can only realize itself in the complicated social context of property rights and relations, contracts, moral commitments, family life, the economy, the legal system, and the polity. ), G. W. F. Hegel: Key Concepts.Durham: Acumen, 2014. There were a number of issues that arose during the translation of the text. 0000022392 00000 n 916 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 919 /H [ 1777 1830 ] /L 797519 /E 32896 /N 281 /T 779080 >> endobj xref 916 56 0000000016 00000 n 0000022314 00000 n 0000031057 00000 n 0000010231 00000 n 0000005409 00000 n 0000007779 00000 n 0000009130 00000 n %PDF-1.2 %���� 0000003584 00000 n 0000006838 00000 n He deems this insufficient and moves onto the second sphere, morality (Moralität). Under ethical life, Hegel then launches into a lengthy discussion about family, civil society, and the state. 0000032587 00000 n The preface to the Philosophy of Right contains considerable criticism of the philosophy of Jakob Friedrich Fries, who had been a critic of Hegel's prior work. 0000023935 00000 n 0000031166 00000 n 0000022830 00000 n [3] T.M. the Philosophy of Right, or indeed Hegel’s wider writings. 0000008312 00000 n 0000003607 00000 n 0000004426 00000 n From these early translations came the criticism that Hegel justifies authoritarian or even totalitarian forms of government: Giovanni Gentile, whose thought had a strong influence on Mussolini, bases his Hegelian revival on this point. Hegel’s Philosophy of Right First Published: by G Bell, London, 1896. 0000008659 00000 n 0000001634 00000 n Kaufmann claims that Hegel's original meaning of the sentence is not a carte blanche for state dominance and brutality but merely a reference to the state's importance as part of the process of history. Hegel's work has been interpreted in radically different … 0000005710 00000 n Under this, Hegel proposes that humans reflect their own subjectivity of others in order to respect them. 0000005102 00000 n Hegel scholars have suggested that the inclusion of these passages was done to satisfy the censors. The absence of law characterized for Hegel despotism, whether monarchist or ochlocracist (§278). Karl Marx, “Introduction” to A Contribution to the Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right 1 of 7 INTRODUCTION TO A CONTRIBUTION TO THE CRITIQUE OF HEGEL’S PHILOSOPHY OF RIGHT Karl Marx (1843) From McLellan: “[This manuscript] was written when Marx’s ideas were in a transient state: he had adopted the fundamental Knox argued that, while clearly designed to curry favour with the censors and written well after completion of the work proper, the Preface's condemnation of Fries was "nothing new", that there was no betrayal of his support for the Wartburg Festival principles, rather a mere denunciation of method, while condemnation of Karl Ludwig von Haller (whose work had been burned at Wartburg) remained undisturbed in the body of the work. 0000003956 00000 n 0000006708 00000 n This book contains broad discussions of such topics as persons and rights, property, punishment, moral psychology, civil society, freedom and war. However, Walter Kaufmann argues that the correct translation reads as follows: "It is the way of God in the world, that there should be a state". 0000008178 00000 n Hegel's last major published work, is an attempt to systematize ethical theory, natural right, the philosophy of law, political theory and the sociology of the modern state into the framework of Hegel's philosophy of history. 0000004165 00000 n 0000006408 00000 n Included in this is a suggestion that it is justifiable for the state to censor the writings of philosophers like Fries and welcoming Fries' loss of his academic position following Fries' participation in the Wartburg Festival. 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