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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How to use Hegel in a sentence
He then goes on to talk about the master and the slave paradox of Hegel.
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.
Aristotle was the father of logic, and Hegel and Kant think there has been no improvement upon it since his day.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
Germany has become the breeding-place of this historical optimism; Hegel is perhaps to blame for this.We Philologists, Volume 8 (of 18) | Friedrich Nietzsche
A somewhat similar grouping was adopted, though from the consideration of a wholly different set of relations, by Hegel.
With Hegel, a disciple of Schelling everything becomes pure obscurity, absolute confusion, chaos.The War Upon Religion | Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
Emanuel Kant, and then Hegel and his disciples, had opened the way to unrestricted rationalism.The War Upon Religion | Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for Hegel
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)
- Hegelian (hɪˈɡeɪlɪən, heɪˈɡiː-), adjective
- Hegelianism, noun
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