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Hegel's Conscience

Dean Moyar

Abstract

This book provides a new interpretation of the ethical theory of G.W.F. Hegel. The aim is not only to give a new interpretation for specialists in German Idealism, but also to provide an analysis that makes Hegel's ethics accessible for all scholars working in ethical and political philosophy. While Hegel's political philosophy has received a good deal of attention in the literature, the core of his ethics has eluded careful exposition, in large part because it is contained in his claims about conscience. The book shows that, contrary to accepted wisdom, conscience is the central concept for u ... More

Keywords: Hegel, ethics, conscience, practical reason, moral judgment, recognition, agency

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195391992
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391992.001.0001

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