A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 1998
“This fairly small book must take its place as the best introductory study of Hegel’s Phenomenology available.” —Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
“Westphal’s book is a comprehensive guide to the argument of the entire phenomenology. . . . will repay close study by serious undergraduate and graduate students of philosophy.” —Choice
This detailed interpretation of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit seeks to show that the unity of this classic work may be found in the integration of its transcendental and sociological-historical themes.