Hegel's Aesthetics: Selected Bibliography

compiled by Ralph Dumain

Bowie, Andrew. Aesthetics and Subjectivity: From Kant to Nietzsche. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993.

Bungay, Stephen. Beauty and Truth: A Study of Hegel's Aesthetics. Oxford [Oxfordshire]; New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. (Oxford modern languages and literature monographs) Publisher description.

Cowan, Bainard; Kronick, Joseph G.; eds. Theorizing American Literature: Hegel, the Sign, and History. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991. ix, 294 pp. [This is nearly a complete waste of time.]

Desmond, William. Art and the Absolute: A Study of Hegel's Aesthetics. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1986. (SUNY series in Hegelian Studies)

Etter, Brian K. Between Transcendence And Historicism: The Ethical Nature of the Arts in Hegelian Aesthetics. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2006. (SUNY series in Hegelian studies) Table of contents.

Fowkes, William I. A Hegelian Account of Contemporary Art. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1981. (Studies in the fine arts. Art theory ; [no. 3])

Hegel, G.W.F; Knox, T.M., trans. Aesthetics: Lectures on Fine Art. 3 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975.

Hegel, G.W.F. Hegel, On the Arts: Selections from G.W.F. Hegel's Aesthetics, Or the Philosophy of Fine Art, abridged and translated with an introduction by Henry Paolucci; preface to new edition by Anne Paolucci. 2nd ed. Smyrna, DE : The Bagehot Council / Griffon House, 2001.

Hegel, G.W.F.; Paolucci, Anne & Henry, eds. Hegel on Tragedy. New York: Harper & Row, 1975.

Hegel, G.W.F.; Gray, J. Glenn, ed. On Art, Religion, Philosophy: Introductory Lectures to the Realm of Absolute Spirit. New York: Harper & Row, 1970

Hegel, G.W.F.; Behler, Diana I., trans. "Solger's Posthumous Writings and Correspondence", in: Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences in Outline and Critical Writings, ed. By Ernst Behler (New York: Continuum, 1990 [The German Library; no. 24]), pp. 265-319.

Hendrix, John. Aesthetics & the Philosophy of Spirit: From Plotinus to Schelling and Hegel. New York: Peter Lang, 2005. Table of contents.

Houlgate, Stephen, ed. Hegel and the Arts. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2007. Contents.

Houlgate, Stephen. "Hegel's Aesthetics," Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Jan. 20, 2009. Note bibliography.

Kaminsky, Jack. Hegel on Art: An Interpretation of Hegel's Aesthetics. New York: State University of New York, 1962.

Kaufmann, Walter. "Hegel's Ideas about Tragedy", in: New Studies in Hegel's Philosophy, ed. Warren E. Steinkraus (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1971), pp. 201-220.

Maker, William, ed. Hegel and Aesthetics. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000. (Essays presented at the 14th Biennial Meeting of the Hegel Society of America, Keystone, CO, Oct. 18-20, 1996.)

Ovsyannikov, M. "Questions of Hegel's Methodology of Aesthetic Research and the Present Day," translated by A. Markov, in: Marxist-Leninist Aesthetics and Life: A Collection of Articles, I. Kulikova & A. Zis, eds. (Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1976) pp. 41-52.

Paolucci, Anne; Paolucci, Henry. Hegelian Literary Perspectives. Smyrna, DE : Published for the Bagehot Council by Griffon House Publications, 2002.

Pillow, Kirk. Sublime Understanding: Aesthetic Reflection in Kant and Hegel. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. (Studies in contemporary German social thought)

Rajan, Tilottama. "Phenomenology and Romantic Theory: Hegel and the Subversion of Aesthetics", in: Questioning Romanticism, ed. John Beer (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995), pp. 155-178.

Roche, Mark William. Tragedy and Comedy: A Systematic Study and a Critique of Hegel. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998. (SUNY series in Hegelian Studies)

Senger, Charles. Hegel's Aesthetic Theory and the Critique of Romanticism. Oakland, CA: Swing Shift Press, 2001 (orig. 1991).

Speight, Allen. Hegel, Literature, and the Problem of Agency. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. (Modern European Philosophy)

Steinkraus, Warren E.; Schmitz, Kenneth L; eds. Art and Logic in Hegel's Philosophy. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press ; [Brighton], Sussex: Harvester Press, 1980. (Papers from the 1974 meeting of the Hegel Society, Georgetown University.) Note: "Select Bibliographies on Hegel's Aesthetics and Logic" by J. C. Flay, pp. 238-270.

Stepelevich, Lawrence S., ed. Selected Essays on G.W.F. Hegel. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1993. See: T.M. Knox, "The Puzzle of Hegel's Aesthetics", pp. 2-10; Curtis L. Carter, "A Rexamination of the 'Death of Art' Interpretation of Hegel's Aesthetics", pp. 11-26.

Weiss, Frederick, special ed. Hegel in Comparative Literature, special issue of Review of National Literatures, vol. 1, no. 2, Fall 1970.

Wicks, Robert. "Hegel's Aesthetics: An Overview", in: The Cambridge Companion to Hegel, ed. Frederick C. Beiser (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 348-377.

Wicks, Robert. Hegel's Theory of Aesthetic Judgment. New York: P. Lang, 1994. (New studies in aesthetics; vol. 15)

Winfield, Richard Dien. Stylistics: Rethinking the Artforms After Hegel. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996. (SUNY series in Hegelian studies)

Winfield, Richard Dien. Systematic Aesthetics. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1995. [This book is not about Hegel, but uses Hegel in the rational reconstruction of aesthetics.]

Wyss, Beat. Hegel's Art History and the Critique of Modernity, translated by Caroline Dobson Saltzwedel. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Publisher description. Table of contents.


Desmond, William. Beyond Hegel and Dialectic: Speculation, Cult, and Comedy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1992. (SUNY series in Hegelian Studies)

Kurrik, Maire Jaanus. Literature and Negation. New York: Columbia University Press, 1979.

Smith, John H. The Spirit and Its Letter: Traces of Rhetoric in Hegel's Philosophy of Bildung. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988.

Verene, Donald Phillip. Hegel's Recollection: A Study of Images in the Phenomenology of Spirit. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1985. (SUNY series in Hegelian Studies)

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