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Author Sorel, Georges, 1847-1922, author.

Title Georges Sorel's study on Vico / translation, edition, and introduction by Eric Brandom, Tommaso Giordani
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Radboud studies in humanities, 2213-9729 ; volume 10
Contents Introduction: Georges Sorel's Study on Vico in French and European Context -- 1 The Early Years of Georges Sorel -- 2 The Epistemology of the Social Sciences -- 3 French Marxism in the 1890s -- 4 Italian Connections -- 5 The "Politics" of the Institution -- 6 Violence and Myth -- 7 Beyond Syndicalism -- 8 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Note on the Text and Translation -- Study on Vico -- Annotations -- Texts Cited or Quoted in the "Étude sur Vico" -- Modern Editions Cited in the Translation -- Index
Summary "Georges Sorel's Study on Vico is a revelatory document of the depths and stakes of French social thought at the end of the 19th century. What brought Sorel to the 18th century Neapolitan theorist of history? Acute awareness of the limitations of Marxist thought in his day, a profound concern with the material underpinnings of language, law, and culture, and the imperative to understand the possibilities of revolutionary change. We find here a different Sorel, one who speaks in surprising ways to the 21st century. The translation is accompanied by an introduction and by a set of notes which situate the text both in Sorel's overall intellectual trajectory and in the fin de siècle debates from which it emerged"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Vico, Giambattista, 1668-1744.
Sorel, Georges, 1847-1922.
SUBJECT Sorel, Georges, 1847-1922 fast
Vico, Giambattista, 1668-1744 fast
Subject Philosophy, Marxist.
Philosophy, Italian.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General
Philosophy, Italian
Philosophy, Marxist
Social sciences -- Philosophy
Form Electronic book
Author Brandom, Eric, editor
Giordani, Tommaso (Historian), editor.
Sorel, Georges, 1847-1922. Etude sur Vico. English
LC no. 2019043767
ISBN 9789004416338