Hegel's Critique of Fichte in the 1802/3 Essay on Natural Right

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This paper provides a reconstruction and critical assessment of Hegel’s
critique of Fichte’s political philosophy in his 1802/3 essay On the Scientific Ways
of Treating Natural Right. I argue that Hegel’s critique, while not entirely successful,
raises a serious problem for Fichte’s political philosophy as presented in the 1796/7
Foundations of Natural Right.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207 - 225
Number of pages18
JournalInquiry-An interdisciplinary journal of philosophy
Issue number3
Early online date12 May 2011
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

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