publication . Article . 2016

Hegel's concept of freedom and law

Slović, Srđan Ž.;
Open Access Serbian
Hegel's philosophy of state and law is based on ethical principles. Pursuant to these principles, the man realises himself through activity. The activity is not to be the category coming from outside, but it is immanent to human nature. By explaining human activity, Hegel ignores particularism and completely pleads for universalism, by which he is tracking the road to human freedom. Freedom is for Hegel only possible while acting as a rational being. The subject of our activity should be in accordance with reason. Thus, Hegel opposes to the Kant's theory of categorical imperative, because it is based on pattern, but rational society does not bear patterns. There...
free text keywords: Hegel, Locke, freedom, right, ethic, rationality, universalism, publicity
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MESTD| Material and spiritual culture of Kosovo and Metohija
  • Funder: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia (MESTD)
  • Project Code: 178028
  • Funding stream: Basic Research (BR or ON)
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