The Owl of Minerva

Volume 48, Issue 1/2, 2016/2017

Kenneth R. Westphal
Pages 109-140

Hegel’s Natural Law Constructivism
Fundamentals of Republicanism

Replying to my four commentators allows me to clarify some distinctive features and merits of Hegel’s natural law constructivism; how Hegel’s insights have been obscured by common, though inadequate philosophical taxonomies; and how Hegel’s natural law constructivism contributes centrally to moral philosophy today, including ethics, justice, philosophy of law and philosophy of education.