The black circle a life of Alexandre Kojève

Alexandre Kojève (1902–1968) was an important and provocative thinker. Born in Russia, he spent most of his life in France. His interpretation of Hegel and his notorious declaration that history had come to an end exerted great influence on French thinkers and writers such as Raymond Aron, Georges B...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Love, Gordon Jeffrey
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY ; Chichester, West Sussex Columbia University Press 2018, ©2018
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Collection: DeGruyter MPG Collection - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: A Russian in Paris
  • Part I. Russian Contexts
  • 1. Madmen
  • 2. The Possessed
  • 3. Godmen
  • Part II. The Hegel Lectures
  • 4. The Last Revolution
  • 5. Time No More
  • 6. The Book of the Dead
  • Part III. The Later Writings
  • 7. Nobodies
  • 8. Roads or Ruins?
  • 9. Why Finality?
  • Epilogue: The Grand Inquisitor
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index