[German edition]



Translated by J. B. Baillie

Preface (67-130)

<*>   On Scientific Knowledge in General    


Introduction (131-145)

<*>    Intention and Method of the Argument                  


A. Consciousness (147-213)

I.     Sense-Certainty, This, and Meaning                              
II.    Perception, Thing, and Deceptiveness                           
III.   Force and Understanding                     


B.  Self-Consciousness (214-267)

IV.  The True Nature of Self-Certainty                                   
          A.  Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness: Lordship and Bondage
          B.  Freedom of Self-Consciousness: Stoicism, Skepticism, and the Unhappy       

C.  Free Concrete Mind

(AA).  Reason (269-453)

V.    Certainty and Truth of Reason                                       

A.  Observation as a function of Reason 
      a. Observation of Nature
      b. Observation of self-consciousness as self-consciousness, and as standing in relation to external reality. Logical and Psychological laws  
      c. Observation of self-consciousness to its immediate actuality.
          Physiognomy and Phrenology
B.  Realization of rational self-consciousness through itself
      a.   Pleasure and Necessity
      b.   The law of the heart, and the frenzy of self-conceit
      c.   Virtue and the course of the world
C.  Individuality
      a.  Self-contained individuals associated as a community of animals and the deception thence arising: the real fact
      b.  Reason as lawgiver
      c.  Reason as test of laws

(BB).  Spirit (455-679)

          A.  Objective Spirit: the ethical order
               a.   The ethical world: law divine and human: man and woman
               b.   Ethical action: knowledge human and Divine: Guilt and Destiny
               c.   Legal status
          B.  Spirit in self-estrangement: the discipline of culture and civilization
               I.   The world of spirit in self-estrangement
                    a.   Culture and its realm of actual reality
                    b.   Belief and pure insight
               II.   Enlightenment
                    a.   The struggle of enlightenment with superstition
                    b.   The truth of enlightenment
               III.   Absolute freedom and terror

  C.  Spirit certain of itself: Morality
       a.  The moral view of the world
       b.  Dissemblance
       c.  Conscience: the "beautiful soul": Evil and the forgiveness of it

(CC).  Religion (681-785)

   Religion in General                                                      
          A.  Natural Religion
          B.  Religion in the form of Art
                a.  The abstract work of art
                b.  The living work of art
                c.  The spiritual work of art

C.  Revealed Religion

(DD).  Absolute Knowledge (787-808)

  Absolute Knowledge                                                  

Note: the pagination tracks Harper Torchbooks' edition of the Phenomenology. This has been inserted for purposes of cross-reference only.

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