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Hegel's Value

Dean Moyar


It has long been recognized that Hegel’s Philosophy of Right offers the only systematic alternative to the dominant social contract tradition in modern political philosophy. The difficulty has been to characterize Hegel’s view of justice as having the same kind of intuitive appeal that has made social contract theory, with its voluntary consent and assignment of rights and privileges, such an attractive model. Hegel’s Value argues that Hegelian justice depends on a proper understanding of Hegel’s theory of value and on the model of life through which the overall conception of value, the Good, ... More

Keywords: justice, Hegel, moralism, realism, Rawls, right, value, inferentialism, rationality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197532539
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197532539.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dean Moyar, author
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University