Introduction to the Reading of Hegel (Agora Editions) (Paperback)

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Introduction to the Reading of Hegel (Agora Editions) (Paperback)

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"This collection of Kojeve's thoughts about Hegel constitutes one of the few important philosophical books of the twentieth century--a book, knowledge of which is requisite to the full awareness of our situation and to the grasp of the most modern perspective on the eternal questions of philosophy."--Allan Bloom (from the Introduction)

During the years 1933-1939, the Russian-born and German-educated Marxist political philosopher Alexandre Koj ve (1902-1968) brilliantly explicated--through a series of lectures--the philosophy of Hegel as it was developed in the Phenomenology of Spirit. This collection of lectures--originally compiled by Raymond Queneau and edited for its English-language translation by Allan Bloom--shows the intensity of Koj ve's study and thought and the depth of his insight into Hegel's Phenomenology. More important--for Koj ve was above all a philosopher and not an ideologue--this profound and venturesome work on Hegel will expose the readers to the excitement of discovering a great mind in all its force and power.

Product Details ISBN: 9780801492037
ISBN-10: 0801492033
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication Date: November 15th, 1980
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Agora Editions