G.W.F. Hegel – Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts

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    Introduction The philosophic science of right has as its object the idea of right, i.e., the conception of right and the realisation of the conception.


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    The science of right is a part of philosophy. Hence it must develop the idea, which is the reason of an object, out of the conception. It is the same thing to say that it must regard the peculiar internal development of the thing itself. Since it is a part, it has a definite beginning,…