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A definition of Hegelianism is hardly possible. Various positions in modern thought appeal to the philosophy of G. W. F. Hegel (1770–1831), both those of his direct and indirect followers, as well as those of thinkers who had nothing directly to do with the Hegel school. We can achieve an adequate concept of Hegelianism only by reconstructing its development.

1. The Hegel School

Hegel’s philosophy took up an idea that influenced modern t…

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Zimmerli, Walther C., “Hegelianism”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 14 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_H60>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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