This post is a review of Fiorinda Li Vigni’s recent biography of the French Hegel scholar Jacques D’Hondt, originally posted on the discussion. In this post, I discuss Jacques D’Hondt’s book Hegel en son Temps (Paris: Editions Sociales, ). There is an English translation by John. Professor Jacques D’Hondt () was professor at the University of Poitiers and an expert on the philosophy of Hegel. He was introduced to Hegel’s work.

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Schelling was called to Berlin to combat and refute Hegelianism. Edouard Gans was allowed by Hegel to teach philosophy of right from Hardenberg valued education as part of his political strategy, but left this task to Altenstein, who invited Hegel to Berlin as Professor of Philosophy in It meant that foreign loan words were rejected, medieval dress worn and anti-French feeling was evinced by some.

Marx writes only that it is almost servile, noting that: The following is a summary of Hegel en son Tempsnoting the sources used all of which are public and printed and the main factual points made. Hegel complained to Altenstein about subsequent criticism of him in the Halle Journal Berliner Schriften This move had been rumored for some time. He was the author of patriotic kacques. Already between and the German proletariat was a political presence. They were activists with experience of political men.

Hoffmeister has four pages of notes on Victor Cousin, but refers to four volumes of Prussian documents. The German Student Fraternities. He was a liberal who played a ohndt role in the institutionalization of philosophy in the French education system in the 19th century. This group had their quarrels.

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So did Cousin, but in doing so he came to prefer Schelling over Hegel. His interest in Hegel arose from Marxism, but he has long since gone beyond any doctrinaire approach. Berlin in was not going through a revolutionary era.

Hegel in His Time: Berlin, 1818-1831

Other reactionary figures included Schuckmann, Wittgenstein and Eichhorn. Cousin had been denied any official post in France since Various pretexts were used, but the motives remained the same. He does point out conservative elements, even in the context of the time. In Engels’ day, Hegel was considered a reactionary.

His teaching there was reckoned heavy schwer. Hence, fromHegelianism fell out of favor. He sent some letters via friends rather than through the public post.

Her brothers led the politicization of the Burschenschaft. Manuscript evidence shows that this was false. Thirdly, Karl Ulrich was also arrested in relation to duelling in an investigation that lasted from to Briefe II, n. Some of the evidence he provides is circumstantial and thus not convincing in isolation, but the account of Hegel’s close relationships with several Prussian reformers, three of whom edited volumes of the first collected edition of his works, extends our scholarly picture of the Prussian politics of the day and Hegel’s relations to its leading figures.

Friedrich Engels — Revolution uacques Counter-revolution in Germany This reflects a calculation of risk. In The Vocation of our Time for Legislation and Legal Sciencevon Savigny argued against Thibaud for common law against the right of a legislature to codify and render laws uniform. His question then, is not Hegel in his time. Meiner,which includes notes drawn by Hoffmeister from Prussian state records.

Hegel jacqkes Fries had met 20 years earlier at Jena, as competitors for academic preferment. It must have been obvious to the police that Hegel sat opposite them, not at their side, in these affairs.


Hegel in His Time: Berlin, by Jacques d’Hondt

Altenstein said that Hegel opposed disorder amongst the youth. Hensel’s portrait of Hegel In Heidelberg University. Posted by Stephen Cowley at Hegel had Schulze and Altenstein to rely on. Between and he was active in liberal politics in opposition to the Holy Alliance. Firstly, Leopold von Henning was arrested on the basis of letters sent to him and his mother-in-law Briefe II, n. It relies on a few lines of the Preface to the Philosophy of Rightwhich are cited by Robert Flint.

Byhe felt deceived jacquse the lack of reform and wrote as much in an article on the Weimar revue Nemesiscriticizing the Prussian chief of police, von Kamptz. Julius Stahl succeeded Edouard Gans.

The judgment of Marx and Engels. Haller argued that the Reformation was a precursor of the French revolution.

Byfollowing a court martial, the matter was resolved. After a meeting with the Duke of Saxe-Weimar, who also opposed this, he was under surveillance.

Friedrich Wilhelm IV was more in favor of pietism and political reaction than his father. It seems that Hegel wanted to warn the Burschenschaften against a false philosophical tendency. Sixthly, Victor Cousin was arrested in Dresden in August Hegel praised Frederick II Phil.

Jacques D’Hondt

Some rely on the judgment of Marx and Engels rather than looking at original documents. Let us consider the individuals concerned. Hegel had known Cousin since