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  1. Many philosophers, whose styles and/or basic premises of philosophizing contradict each other, called each other all sorts of words, not at all shy in expressions. For example, Dennett called Jacques Derrida a charlatan. This, by the way, is also typical for science in general. People who are engaged in intellectual work are very nervous and often with extremely painful self-esteem.

  2. Schopenhauer was opposed to Hegel's dialectical method, which he considered crude and incapable of answering the ultimate questions of being. This is one of the most striking protests of the intuitionist against the consistent method of obtaining knowledge. Karl Popper considered Hegel a charlatan in the twentieth century, accusing him of the opposite-a lack of experimental scientific method and a preference for abstract speculation: this is already a trial of Romanticism from the standpoint of the achievements of twentieth-century science.

  3. Of course, it depends on which philosopher you are referring to. When Hegel is called a charlatan by the likes of Schopenhauer, Lenin, or Popper, they mean completely different things.

    As for Schopenhauer, there is a feeling that all his contempt for Hegel's philosophy stemmed solely from personal dislike. After all, Hegel was Schopenhauer's employer – the latter was applying for a job at the University of Berlin, of which Hegel was the rector. And it is known that Schopenhauer deliberately staged his lectures at the same time as Hegel's lectures – only almost none of the students came to him, everyone went to listen to Hegel. So Arturchik became angry and retained this anger for the rest of his life – when you read Schopenhauer's bilious passages about “university philosophers”, you easily understand that Hegel is the most obvious example of these very “university philosophers”.

  4. Human envy knows no bounds. We envy everyone who surpasses us in intelligence, and laugh at people who are household garbage for us. Where's the envy here? It is in the sense of our jealousy of self-esteem.

  5. Good afternoon! Are there any concrete examples of contradictions in the judgment of various philosophers about this or that? Very interesting. I came to this page just in search of them, but something with the specifics is bad. All references lead to the section contradictions in philosophy as a whole, and not examples of statements made by different philosophers.
    I'd like the names and gist of the topics, and then I'll dig it out myself. at least 2-3 examples.
    Thank you for your time.

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