News: Reading group on Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion (University of Cambridge)

We’re pleased to give notice of the launch of a new reading group focusing on Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion at the University of Cambridge (Faculty of Divinity, room 4). The group will meet every Wednesday 11-12.30 am, from January 16th to February 27th.

The reading group is organised by Prof. Thomas Hanke (Frankfurt University,, Dr. Adrian Mihai (Faculty of Divinity,, Prof. Douglas Hedley (Faculty of Divinity,

Below you can find the official announcement.


Hegel Seminar | Lent Term: The Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion: Texts and Contexts, Sources and Reception

Hegel’s philosophy of religion, as Hodgson remarked, has as its object not only religion as an inherent and necessary feature of human consciousness but also the object of religion, which is God or the knowledge of God. As such, it is a branch of philosophy as a whole.

We will look not only at the Lectures themselves, but also at the sources that Hegel used and at the reception of these lectures.We will be using the edition of W. Jaeschke (Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Religion, 1983-85), and the English translation of P. Hodgson (Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion, 1984-1988 / OUP 2006-2008).

Meeting dates: 16, 23, 30 January, 6, 13, 20, 27 February.


For further information please visit the official website.

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