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By Domenico Losurdo

Available in English for the 1st time, Hegel and the liberty of Moderns revives dialogue of the most important political and philosophical tenets underlying modern liberalism via a innovative interpretation of G. W. F. Hegel’s idea. Domenico Losurdo, one of the world’s prime Hegelians, unearths that the thinker was once absolutely engaged with the political controversies of his time. In so doing, he exhibits how the problems addressed by means of Hegel within the 19th century resonate with a number of the principal political issues of this present day, between them questions of neighborhood, kingdom, liberalism, and freedom. in line with an exam of Hegel’s complete corpus—including manuscripts, lecture notes, diversified models of texts, and letters—Losurdo locates the philosopher’s works in the old contexts and political occasions within which they have been composed.

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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