By Domenico Losurdo
Hegel and the liberty of Moderns persuasively argues that the tug of battle among “conservative” and “liberal” interpretations of Hegel has obscured and distorted an important facets of his political idea. Losurdo unravels this deceptive dualism and gives an illuminating dialogue of the relation among Hegel’s political philosophy and the considering Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. He additionally discusses Hegel’s principles in terms of the pertinent writings of different significant figures of contemporary political philosophy comparable to Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Locke, Edmund Burke, John Stuart Mill, Jeremy Bentham, Karl Popper, Norberto Bobbio, and Friedrich Hayek.
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