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- of, relating to, or characteristic of Hegel or his philosophical system.
Origin of Hegelian
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Examples from the Web for hegelian
She has studied every thing from the Hegelian philosophy downwards.
In Hegelian phraseology the state is the reality of which justice is the idea.The Republic
The Hegelian dialectic may be also described as a movement from the simple to the complex.Sophist
This abstruse notion is the foundation of the Hegelian logic.Parmenides
Now Marx embalmed his thinking in the language of the Hegelian school.A Preface to Politics</p>
Word Origin and History for hegelian
1838, pertaining to German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831). As a noun from 1843.
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