What is the Hegelian School, and What Does It Mean?

What is the Hegelian School, and What Does It Mean?

July 1, 2021 Off By Felso

al. Hegelianismus, Fr. Hegelianism, Eng. hegelionism The philosophy movement formed by Hegel and his followers, especially determined by the understandings of “pure idealism” and “dialectical method”.

Hegelian School: Between 1830-40, the most common school of philosophy in Germany was the Hegelian school. This was due to the fact that Hegel’s philosophy was a closed, logical system, and its method and principles could be applied to various branches. Immediately after Hegel’s death, the Hegelian school split in various directions; Especially Hegel’s lack of a definite stance on the problems of religion and politics led to the split of the school into two, the emergence of Right Hegelians and Left Hegelians.

Proponents of the conservative-Christian right wing: Gabler, Hinrich, etc. has been.

The defenders of the left wing are: Richter, Ruge, (in his last period) Bruno Bauer, Strauss, Feuerbach, Marx. This wing eventually united with the materialist movement with Strauss and Feuerbach; Along with Marx and Engels, Hegelianism became one of the fundamental elements of historical materialism.

The movement that reconsidered Hegel’s thought in terms of dialectical method in the 20th century. // This current is often called “New Hegelianism”; It has become widespread not only in Germany, but also especially in France, England, Italy, Netherlands, Scandinavia, America and Russia. Today, Hegel’s “phenomenology of the spirit (Phenomenelogie des Geistes) plays an important role in the thought life of the young Marx together with his philosophical studies. Outside Germany, especially in France and Italy, the Hegel-Marx problem seems to be at the forefront today. (1979)