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Kojève, Alexandre
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(actually Alexander Koshevnikov; May 11, 1902, Moscow – Jun 4, 1968, Brussels), studied philosophy, linguistics, and literature in Heidelberg and earned his doctorate there as a student of K. Jaspers in 1926. He subsequently moved to Paris, deepened his previously acquired knowledge of religious studies, and entered the École Pratique des Hautes Études as a lecturer in comparative religion in 1933. However, he attained philosophical renown as a result of his lectures on G. Hegel's Phänomenologie des Geistes (1807; ET: Phenomenology of Mind, 1910), which influen…

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Figal, Günter, “Kojève, Alexandre”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_11986>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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