The philosophy of history. THE PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY. 1 II. Reflective History. 2 III. Philosophic History. 5 iii. The course of the World's History. i. It is otherwise with this last, which certainly seems to require an exposition or justification. The most general definition that can be given, is, that the Philosophy of History means nothing but the thoughtful consideration of it. Thought is, indeed. essential to humanity. It is this that distinguishes us from the brutes.
The Philosophy of History book. Here Hegel visualizes the major instances of hist The Evolution & Perfection of Germany
Source: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Reason In History, a general introduction to the Philosophy of History, A Liberal Arts Press Book, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1953. Parts III and IV only reproduced here; Translated: by Robert S. Hartman. III. The Idea of History and its Realization. The question of how Reason is determined in itself and what its relation is to the world coincides with the question, What is the ultimate purpose of the world? This question implies that the purpose is to be actualized and realized.
Much of the work is spent defining and characterizing Geist or spirit. Geist is similar to the culture of people, and is constantly reworking itself to keep up with the changes of society, while at the same time working to produce those changes through what Hegel called the cunning of reason
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831. Uniform Title: Vorlesungen u?ber die Philosophie der Geschichte. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book The philosophy of history, Georg . Hegel ; translated by J. Sibree.
For Hegel, this development is marked by conflict and struggle, rather than smooth uninterrupted progress, and is manifested for the most part in political developments construed broadly, including world-historical events such as the French Revolution, in the significant actions of world-historical heroes such as Alexander the Great and Napoleon Bonaparte, and in the achievements of peoples and nations