The Phenomenology of Mind, by G. W. F. Hegel

Table of Contents

Preface: On Scientific Knowledge


A. Consciousness

  1. Certainty at the Level of Sense-Experience — The “This”, And “Meaning”
  2. Perception: Or Things and Their Deceptiveness
  3. Force and the Understanding-The World of Appearance and the Supersensible World

B. Self-Consciousness

  1. The Truth which Conscious Certainty of Self Realizes
    1. Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness: Lordship and Bondage
    2. Freedom of Self-Consciousness Stoicism: Scepticism: The Unhappy Consciousness

C. Free Concrete Mind

  1. Reason’s Certainty and Reason’s Truth
    1. Observation as a Process of Reason
      1. Observation of Nature
      2. Observation of Self-Consciousness in its Pure Form and in its Relation to External Reality — Logical and Psychological Laws
      3. Observation of the Relation of Self-Consciousness To its Immediate Actuality — Physiognomy and Phrenology.
    2. The Realization of Rational Self-Consciousness Through its Own Activity
      1. Pleasure and Necessity
      2. The Law of the Heart, and the Frenzy Of Self-Conceit
      3. Virtue and the Course of the World
    3. Individuality, which Takes Itself to Be Real In and for Itself
      1. Self-Conscious Individuals Associated as a Community of Animals and the Deception Thence Arising: The Real Fact
      2. Reason as Lawgiver
      3. Reason as Testing Laws
  2. Spirit
    1. Objective Spirit — The Ethical Order
      1. The Ethical World: Law Human and Divine: Man and Woman
      2. Ethical Action. Knowledge, Human and Divine. Guilt and Destiny
      3. The Condition of Right or Legal Status
    2. Spirit in Self-Estrangement — The Discipline Of Culture
      1. The World of Spirit in Self-Estrangement
        1. Culture and its Realm of Actual Reality
        2. Belief and Pure Insight
      2. Enlightenment
        1. The Struggle of Enlightenment with Superstition
        2. The Truth of Enlightenment
      3. Absolute Freedom and Terror
    3. Spirit in the Condition of Being Certain of Itself: Morality
      1. The Moral View of the World
      2. Dissemblance
      3. Conscience: The “Beautiful Soul”: Evil and the Forgiveness of it
  3. Religion in General
    1. Natural Religion
      1. God as Light
      2. Plants and Animals as Objects of Religion
      3. The Artificer
    2. Religion in the Form of Art
      1. The Abstract Work of Art
      2. The Living Work of Art
      3. The Spiritual Work of Art
    3. Revealed Religion
  4. Absolute Knowledge

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