Gordon Jeffrey Love, 2014–2015 | National Humanities Center

Jeff Love (NHC Fellow, 2014–15)

Project Title

The Black Square: Alexandre Kojeve's Challenge to Philosophy

Clemson University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2014–15

Jeff Love wrote a complete draft of The Black Square: Alexandre Kojeve’s Challenge to Philosophy. He wrote a journal article on “Kojeve and Active Negation” and coauthored five others: “A Troubling Banality” (on Arendt), “Heidegger’s Metapolitics,” “Heidegger’s Apocalypticism,” “Heidegger’s Esotericism,” and “The Philosophy of Origins” (on Heidegger and Rousseau). He also worked on a translation of Kojeve’s Atheism (1931), an edited volume on Nietzsche and Dostoevsky, and an edited volume on Heidegger in Russia.