chapter  1
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BRITISH NEO-IDEALISM

In the bombing of London I had just witnessed the visible and tangible outcome of a false and wicked doctrine, the foundations of which lay, as I believe, in the book before me [Hegel's Phenomenology of Mind] ... With that work began the most penetrating and subtle of all intellectual influences which have sapped the rational humanitarianism of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and in the Hegelian theory of the God-state all that I had witnessed lay implicit.