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The birth of theory

Author: Andrew Cole
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Modern theory needs a history lesson. Neither Marx nor Nietzsche first gave us theory-Hegel did. To support this contention, Andrew Cole's The Birth of Theory presents a refreshingly clear and lively account of the origins and legacy of Hegel's dialectic as theory. Cole explains how Hegel boldly broke from modern philosophy when he adopted medieval dialectical habits of thought to fashion his own dialectic. While  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cole, Andrew, 1968-
Birth of theory.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014
(DLC) 2013037618
(OCoLC)859253183
Named Person: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Cole
ISBN: 9780226135564 022613556X
OCLC Number: 880827277
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 235 pages)
Contents: Part I: Theory --
The untimely dialectic --
The medieval dialectic --
Part II: History --
The lord and the bondsman --
The eucharist and the commodity --
Part III: Literature --
Fürstenspiegel, political economy, critique --
On dialectical interpretation.
Responsibility: Andrew Cole.
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Modern theory needs a history lesson. Neither Marx nor Nietzsche first gave us theory-Hegel did. This book presents an account of the origins and legacy of Hegel's dialectic as theory. It explains  Read more...

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"Cole mobilizes the force and joy of his philosophical intelligence-as only a theoretically inflected medievalist could-in the direction of the most persuasive account we now have of theory's Read more...

 
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