How the anglophone world rediscovered his philosophy. GWF Hegel fell out of favour in the 20th century; his writing was too dense, his ideas too abstract, and his politics too suspect. However, as Willem deVries discusses, English-language philosophy is at a turning point where neo-Hegelian is coming back. If you would like to listen to more on German philosophy, search for "Why read Fichte today?" from Aeon magazine in the app.