Putting Work in Its Place

Lessons from Hegel

Hegel. Photo via Wikimedia

By Adam Adatto Sandel

That working-class anger and resentment helped propel Donald Trump to the presidency is well known. This discontent points to important questions omitted in current political debates, beyond discussions about job loss to foreign competitors and technology: What is the place of work in a good life? And how should a society honor work? Neither…