By G. W. F. Hegel
This booklet is a translation of a vintage paintings of recent social and political notion. Elements of the Philosophy of Right (Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts), Hegel's final significant released paintings, is an try and systematize moral concept, common correct, the philosophy of legislation, political thought, and the sociology of the fashionable kingdom into the framework of Hegel's philosophy of historical past. Hegel's paintings has been interpreted in notably other ways, influencing many political pursuits from a ways correct to some distance left, and is commonly perceived as principal to the communitarian culture in sleek moral, social, and political suggestion. This version comprises vast editorial fabric informing the reader of the historic heritage of Hegel's textual content, and explaining his allusions to Roman legislations and different assets, utilising lecture fabrics that have only in the near past turn into to be had. the hot translation is literal, readable, and constant, and may be informative and scholarly sufficient to serve the desires of scholars and experts alike.
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XXXIV Translator's preface This translation is based on the text of the first edition of the Rechts (1 820), as reproduced in Volume VII of Hegel's Werke, edited by Eva Moldenhauer and Karl Markus Michel and published by the Suhrkamp Verlag (Frankfurt am Main, 1 970). I have compared the text throughout with the variorum edition of the work in Volume II of Karl-Heinz TIting's edition of Hegel's Vorlesungen iiber Rechts philosophie 1818-1831 (referred to as VP R II, see key to abbrevia tions, p.
Jenaer Realphilosophie (1805-1 806) (previous tide: Jenenser Realphilosoplzie II), edited by J. Hoffmeister. Hamburg: Felix Meiner Verlag, 1 969. Hegel a1ld the Humall Spirit, translated by Leo Rauch. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1 983 . Cited by JR page number. JR I I (18°3-18°4), edited by J. Hoffmeister. Hamburg: Felix Meiner Verlag, 1 930. Cited by page number. JenetlSer Realphilosophie xlvi Key to abbreviations LW [Beurteilung derJ Verhalldlzmgetl ill der Versammlullg der Lalldstiillde des Kijlligreichs Wiirttetllberg im Jahr IBIS ulld IBI6, Werke IV.
The notion [Vorstelltmg] that freedom of thought, and of spirit in general, can be demonstrated only by divergence from, and even hostility towards, what is publicly acknowledged might seem to be most firmly rooted nowadays in relation [Beziell1mg] to the state; for this very reason, it might seem to be the essential task of a philosophy of the state to invent and propound yet another theory, and specifically a [VorstellU11g] and new and particular theory. If we examine this notion the activity that is associated with it, we might well imagine that no state or constitution had ever previously existed or were in existence today, but that we had now (and this 'now' is of indefinite duration) to start right from the beginning, and that the ethical world had been waiting only for such intellectual constructions, discoveries, and now available.