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  • Hardcover: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (October 28, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415287200
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415287203
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,759,881 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Catherine Malabou is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris X, Nanterre.

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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By John Russon on January 5, 2007
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Malabou's book would be a worthwhile book for many Hegel scholars to read. Drawing its philosophical inspiration from Derrida, the book investigates ways in which Hegel's philosophy articulates an openness to the future. Malabou particularly explores Hegel's use of the notion of "plasticity" to explore the notion of something the form of which is not settled in advance. The book is divided into 3 sections, on Man, God and Philosophy. The comparisons of Hegel with Aristotle in the first of these sections is helpful for bringing out ways in which Hegel's metaphysics is not governed by a notion of "presence." The book bears the marks of being a dissertation, and the interpretive claims are perhaps not quite as novel as they are purported to be, but the analysis overall is both textually and philosophically insightful. I recommend it to serious students of Hegel.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Michael H. Shenkman on July 16, 2014
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I never understood why readers of Hegel insisted on freezing his notions in stone, when as far as I could understand, every notion was always in motion, undergoing changes even as the concept was being articulated. I have been reading Hegel for forty years, and so that is a lot of not understanding.
At long last there comes Malabou. If it takes a term like "plasticity" to provide a context of dynamic forming and formation so that Hegel can be articulated, read, in the full-fledged mobility his work evokes, then so be it.
I found the section on God perplexing, but I never got that idea anyway. But I found the section on reading to be moving and poignant. When I read great philosophy, like that of Hegel, I feel things move in my mind and soul. I feel literal currents of energy reshaping what I had previously taken as settled. Malabou describes this process as reading Hegel, so perfectly and precisely, and so personally. That is great philosophical writing. The book became a friend in the process.
This is no beginners book on Hegel, but it is a perfect third or fourth book, to get reading Hegel on the right footing, once some of the terms and concerns of dialectical thinking have become somewhat familiar. Then one can begin the great dance Malabou sets afoot, and Hegel is properly the maestro whose beat we step with, into the future that we have to become.
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Malabou works out the underlying import of theories on God, plasticity, and science, bridging the Idealist turn of Continental philosophy into today's exciting debates surrounding cognitive neuroscience and death.
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