- Ge·org Wil·helm Frie·drich [gey-awrk vil-helm free-drikh] /ˈgeɪ ɔrk ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈfri drɪx/, 1770–1831, German philosopher.
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It used to be that when intellectuals heard the word “derivative,” they thought about what Marx took from Hegel.
An old joke went that only two people in history understood Hegel, and even they misunderstood him.
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Not that I profess to know anything either about Hegel or Schopenhauer.Cleo The Magnificent
Leaving the comparison with Plato we may now consider the value of this invention of Hegel.
The system of Hegel frees the mind from the dominion of abstract ideas.
Hegel would have insisted that his philosophy should be accepted as a whole or not at all.
But such disturbers of the order of thought Hegel is reluctant to acknowledge.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich (ɡeˈɔrk ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈfriːdrɪç). 1770–1831, German philosopher, who created a fundamentally influential system of thought. His view of man's mind as the highest expression of the Absolute is expounded in The Phenomenology of Mind (1807). He developed his concept of dialectic, in which the contradiction between a proposition (thesis) and its antithesis is resolved at a higher level of truth (synthesis), in Science of Logic (1812–16)