The Hegel Variations: On the Phenomenology of Spirit

The Hegel Variations: On the Phenomenology of Spirit

Fredric Jameson


during this significant new research, thinker and cultural theorist Fredric Jameson bargains an leading edge analyzing of a e-book that types a part of the bedrock of recent Western inspiration: Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit.

Whereas different writers have interpreted the Phenomenology as a rigidly closed method, Jameson discovers it to be a extra fluid, open-ended paintings. Hegel’s brain is published to be a much less systematic mechanism than quite often notion, one whose principles by no means solidify into natural abstractions. the belief of the Phenomenology, at the aftermath of the French Revolution, is tested as a provisional stalemate among the political and the social—a scenario from which Jameson attracts very important classes for our personal age.

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