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Faculty Bio

Love, Jeff

Love, Jeff

Position
Research Professor of German and Russian

Contact
Email: gjlove@clemson.edu

Education
Ph.D., Yale University

As Research Professor of German and Russian at Clemson University, Jeff Love has published three monographs, edited two collections of articles and translated three books, two philosophical treatises, one German, the other Russian, and a novel by renowned Portuguese author António Lobo Antunes. Professor Love’s primary research fields are German and Russian philosophy and theory of the novel. He has given talks at universities throughout Europe as well as in China and contributed to the Philosophical Salon at the LA Review of Books. He has been awarded, among others, the John E. Sawyer Fellowship at the National Humanities Center (2014-2015), the University Research Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Award (2018) at Clemson University and the Whiting Fellowship in the Humanities (1997-1998) while at Yale University.

Selected Professional Works

Books (Published)

Translation of António Lobo Antunes, Until Stones Become Lighter Than Water. The Margellos World Republic of Letters. Yale University Press (September 24, 2019)

The Black Circle: A Life of Alexandre Kojève (Columbia University Press, July 2018)

Translation of Alexandre Kojève, Atheism (Columbia University Press, November 2018).

Tolstoy: A Guide for the Perplexed (London: Continuum, 2008)

Annotated translation (with Johannes Schmidt) of F. W. J. Schelling’s Philosophical Investigations into the Essence of Human Freedom and Matters Connected Therewith (1809) (Albany: SUNY, 2006)

The Overcoming of History in War and Peace (Leiden: Brill-Rodopi, 2004)

Books (Edited)

Heidegger in Russia and Eastern Europe (London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017)

Nietzsche and Dostoevsky: Philosophy, Morality, Tragedy (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016)

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

“Tolstoy on Peace and the End of History” in A Cultural History of Peace (Routledge, 2020)

“The End of On Life: Kant with Tolstoy” in A Critical Guide to Tolstoy’s On Life, (Tolstoy Studies Journal Publications, 2019)

“Heidegger’s Silence” (with Michael Meng) in Kronos Philosophical Journal vol. VIII (2019): 197-213.

“Heidegger’s Metapolitics” (with Michael Meng) Cultural Critique Vol. 99 (Spring 2018): 97-122

“Tolstoy’s Nihilism” in Tolstoy in the 21st Century ed. Inessa Medzhibovskaya (Northwestern University Press, 2018): 22-38

“Alexandre Kojève and Philosophical Stalinism” in SEET (Studies in East European Thought) vol. 70 (2018): 263-271

“What Is Authority” (with Michael Meng) in Kronos Philosophical Journal vol. VII (2018): 229-246.

“Heidegger’s Radical Antisemitism” (with Michael Meng) Philosophy and Social Criticism Volume: 44 issue: 1 (2017): 3-23

“The Post-Soviet Heidegger” in Heidegger in Russia and Eastern Europe ed. Jeff Love (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017)

“Do We Own Our Bodies?” (with Michael Meng) in The Philosophical Salon: Speculations, Reflections, Interventions ed. Michael Marder and Patrícia Vieira (Open Humanities Press, 2017): 110-113

“In Praise of Suicide” in The Philosophical Salon: Speculations, Reflections, Interventions ed. Michael Marder and Patrícia Vieira (Open Humanities Press, 2017): 99-102

“Alexandre Kojève and the Concept of Emptiness” in Kronos Philosophical Journal vol. XV (2016): 181-197

“A Troubling Banality” (with Michael Meng) in Constellations. An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory 23, no. 4 (2016): 585-595

“Heidegger and Post-Colonial Fascism” (with Michael Meng) in Nationalities Papers volume 44, (2016): 1-14

“Histories of the Dead?” (with Michael Meng) in Time and Mind 9:3 (2016): 223-244

“Violence and the Dissolution of Narrative” in Nietzsche and Dostoevsky: Philosophy, Morality, Tragedy eds. Jeff Love and Jeff Metzger (Northwestern University Press, 2016): 37-57