Jean-Gaston Hyppolite


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French philosopher. Initially attracted to the early, more religious or spiritual writings of Hegel, Hyppolite moved to a more Marxist position. He was prominent in reviving Hegel for the post-war generation of French philosophers, and was highly influential in French academic philosophy in the 1950s and 1960s, numbering among his students Foucault, Deleuze, Althusser, and Derrida.

Subjects: Literature — Philosophy.

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