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The Phenomenology of Mind Chapter Summary & Analysis - Virtue & the Course of the World Summary

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Virtue & the Course of the World Summary and Analysis

Hegel moves onto what follows after the processes relating to the laws of heart and their universalization. The Course of the World, Hegel tells readers, are the events and things of the world as external reality. He informs readers that much of this is sad and unpleasant. The law of the heart involves working to overcome those forces that oppose it which results in a healthy developmental process for individuals and society. At this next step Hegel shows the same world as a locus of great opportunity.

External activities and events, Hegel explains, are the location where good has the opportunity to become manifest through the actions of human beings. Here Hegel introduces what can be or seem to be a frightening social process in which the individual is taught or forced to learn submission...

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