"The great theater of the world". The Hegelian philosophy of history as a thinking consideration of human events with a rational, liberal and cosmopolitan intention
Keywords:Hegel, philosophy of history, rational intention, cosmopolitan intention, liberal intention
The reflections presented in this paper refer to three interesting aspects of the Hegelian project that can show the current relevance of this thought, that is, the rational, liberal and cosmopolitan-global intention of his theory of history. From a systematical viewpoint, the philosophy of history constitutes the key to Hegel's practical philosophy, which was characterized by him as philosophy of right. This latter contains jurisprudence, ethics and a theory of the ethical forms. Simultaneously, the philosophy of universal history represents, within the systematical Hegelian architectonics, the transitional point from the objective to the philosophy of the absolute spirit; that is, the bridge between the objects of practical philosophy and an, religion and philosophical knowledge.
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