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Alexandre Kojève
Aleksandr Vladimirovich Kozhevnikov

(1902-04-28)28 April 1902
Died 4 June 1968(1968-06-04) (aged 66)
Alma mater University of Berlin
University of Heidelberg
Era 20th-century philosophy
Region Western philosophy
  • Neo-Hegelianism
  • Existential phenomenology
  • Marxism
Institutions École pratique des hautes études
Main interests
History of philosophy
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Subjects of desire

Alexandre Kojève ( KOH-zhev 28 April 1902 – 4 June 1968) was a Russian-born French philosopher and statesman whose philosophical seminars had an immense influence on 20th-century French philosophy, particularly via his integration of Hegelian concepts into twentieth-century continental philosophy. As a statesman in the French government, he was instrumental in the formation of the European Union.

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