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By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel / Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. / 1892–1896
Study the history of philosophical thought from a key thinker in modern continental philosophy. In Lectures on the History of Philosophy, Hegel looks at the history of philosophy through his own dialectical theory of the evolution of consciousness. A major work for studying Hegel’s approach to philosophical study, these lectures are a key to understanding his absolute idealism and his work on the history of ontological thought and the reality of thought determining our existential nature.
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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831) was born in Stuttgart, Germany. He received his early education at the Gymnasium Illustre in Stuttgart. He entered the seminary at the University of Tubingen in 1788, graduating with a degree in theology. After graduating, Hegel tutored the children of an aristocratic family in Berlin. He left Berlin to lecture on logic and metaphysics at the university in Jena, becoming an Extraordinary Professor in 1805. Displaced by Napoleon’s campaign through Prussia, Hegel took the position of editor at a newspaper in Bamberg. In 1808, Hegel left Bamberg to become headmaster of a gymnasium in Nuremberg. In 1811, he married Marie Helena Susanna von Tucher, with whom he had two sons. Hegel briefly accepted a post at the University of Heidelberg before accepting the chair of philosophy at the University of Berlin, where he remained until his death.