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The Phenomenology of Mind Chapter Summary & Analysis - Objective Spirit- The Ethical Order Summary

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Objective Spirit- The Ethical Order Summary and Analysis

This portion of the book begins with numerical notes offering readers the original German words from which the English words have been chosen. This provides an accurate sense of the conscientious attitude of the translator in preparing this version of Hegel's work for the English language audience.

Hegel explains that each action is divisive. This division is not to be understood negatively. Action divides both substance and consciousness, he says. The division leads to the necessity of mediation by self-consciousness. Hegel assures readers that the results will be ethical behavior.

This chapter write up includes material listed in the book itself as subsections. The first of these is "The Ethical World: Law Human and Divine: Man and Woman." It is headed by the alternative font which indicates the translator's own editorial.

He sets out the norms of...

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