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Preface to the Phenomenology of the Spirit

The Phenomenology of the Spirit (German: Phänomenologie des Geistes) was published in 1807, and it is one of G.W.F. Hegel‘s most important philosophical works, and a very influential book in the philosophical tradition. You can also find the German text on this website. PREFACE: ON SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE 1. In the case of a philosophical work it seems not only superfluous, but, in view of the nature of philosophy, even inappropriate and misleading to begin, as writers usually do in a preface, by explaining the end the author had in mind, the circumstances which gave rise to the work, and the relation in...