“The Immense Work of World History”. Notes about the Historic Perspective in the Phenomenology of Spirit

Synthesis Philosophica 22 (1):9-17 (2007)


Hegel’s Phenomenology is based on the insight into the historic existence of spirit and the historic constitution of truth. Still, the “work of world history” is not exactly the topic of Phenomenology; it is the appropriation of his results in the knowledge of spirit. Thus, Hegel’s work does not directly point to historic experience, but should rather be understood as a systematic arrangement of historically identifying positions

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Andreas Arndt
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