A Commentary on Evald Ilyenkov’s Cosmology of the Spirit

  • Giuliano Vivaldi
Keywords: Ilyenkov, philosophy in the USSR, cosmology, Hegel, Spinoza, Engels, Pobisk Kuznetsov


This article traces the publication history of Evald Ilyenkov’s early text, “Cosmology of the Spirit,” it presents its key historical and intellectual contexts and influences, and provides an overview of the contemporary literature related to its interpretation. The commentary also explains the translator’s choices in his work with Ilyenkov’s terminology.


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How to Cite
Vivaldi, G. (2017). A Commentary on Evald Ilyenkov’s Cosmology of the Spirit. Stasis, 5(2). Retrieved from http://stasisjournal.net/index.php/journal/article/view/20