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    • Hegel in 90 Minutes

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    With Hegel, philosophy became very difficult indeed. His dialectical method produced the most grandiose metaphysical system known to man....

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    With Friedrich Nietzsche, philosophy was dangerous not only for philosophers but for everyone....

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    • Confucius in 90 Minutes

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