French Losses in Translating Hegel: A Heuristic Benefit?

Jean-Pierre Lefebvre

École Normale Supérieure


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Jean-Pierre Lefebvre is the director of the German section the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. He is the translator of works by Hölderlin, Heine, Rilke, Brecht, and Celan, as well as of Marx’s Capital, Hegel’s Phenomenology, and the three-volume edition of Hegel’s Lectures on Aesthetics (together with Veronica Schenk). He is also the author of Hegel et la société (together with Pierre Macherey), as well as of the novel La nuit de passeur. He is currently working on a new French translation of Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams.