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ISBN-13: 9780231180009
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 514,541
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Alexandre Kojève (1902–1968) was a Russian-born French philosopher and polymath whose influence on contemporary thought via his many disciples and detractors, from Derrida to Lacan to Leo Strauss, is vast. While most famous for his Hegel lectures, Kojève also had exceptional influence while working in the French Ministry of Economic Affairs as an important figure in the creation of the European Economic Community.

Jeff Love is Research Professor of German and Russian at Clemson University. He is the author of The Black Circle: A Life of Alexandre Kojève (Columbia, 2018) and The Overcoming of History in “War and Peace” (2004). He is also cotranslator of F. W. J. Schelling’s Philosophical Investigations Into the Essence of Human Freedom (2006) and editor of Heidegger in Russia and Eastern Europe (2017).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Atheism and Politics
Translator’s Note
Atheism
Notes
Index

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