The Hegel Variations: On the Phenomenology of Spirit

The Hegel Variations: On the Phenomenology of Spirit

Fredric Jameson


during this significant new examine, thinker and cultural theorist Fredric Jameson deals an leading edge interpreting of a booklet that kinds a part of the bedrock of contemporary Western proposal: Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit.

Whereas different writers have interpreted the Phenomenology as a rigidly closed process, Jameson discovers it to be a extra fluid, open-ended paintings. Hegel’s brain is printed to be a much less systematic mechanism than often notion, one whose rules 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 state of affairs from which Jameson attracts very important classes for our personal age.

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