This classic introduction to one of the most influential modern thinkers, G.W.F. Hegel (1770--1831) has been made even more comprehensive through the addition of four new chapters. * New edition of a classic introduction to Hegel. * Enables students to engage with many aspects of Hegel's philosophy. * Covers the whole range of Hegel's mature thought. * Relates Hegel's ideas to other thinkers, such as Luther, Descartes and Kant. * Offers a distinctive and challenging interpretation of Hegel's work.