Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The St. Louis Hegelians

Kerry Howley reports on "what turned out to be one of the oddest episodes in the history of American thought, [when] a group of men known as the St. Louis Hegelians declared that the direction of history led to eastern Missouri" — Hegel hits the frontier.

(Perhaps not as odd, and perhaps more rational, are the Boston Confucians.)

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2 Comments:

Blogger Pints in NYC said...

If St. Louis is the End of History, why is it in a state called Misery?

A poem, by Pints in NY

Cheers!

12:27 PM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

One of the better poems I've read in recent years!

8:50 AM  

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