Dissertation Outline: TOC

I have resisted doing this, but now that I’m writing the last chapter of my dissertation, and needed to title that chapter, I thought that I would go through and rework all my chapter titles as things have shifted a little (or a lot) since writing my proposal.  So here is my working table of contents (sure to change in the future).

Title:

Transcending Subjects: Hegel after Augustine, an Essay on Political Theology

Introduction: Immanence and Transcendence in Politics

Part One: Hegel – Freedom and Change: Self-transcending immanence

  1. Hegel in contemporary political philosophy
  2. Consciousness and Freedom: Logic and Phenomenology of Spirit
  3. Freedom and Society: Philosophy of Right

Part Two: Augustine –Freedom and Conversion: Self-immanenting transcendence

  1. Augustine in contemporary political theology
  2. Conversion and Freedom: Confessions
  3. Conversion and Society: City of God

Conclusion: Political Theology after Hegel after Augustine