Hegelian

[ hey-gey-lee-uh n, hi-jee- ]
/ heɪˈgeɪ li ən, hɪˈdʒi- /
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adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Hegel or his philosophical system.

noun

a person who accepts the philosophical principles of Hegel.
an authority or expert on the writings of Hegel.

Origin of Hegelian

First recorded in 1830–40; Hegel + -ian

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Word Origin and History for hegelian

Hegelian

adj.

1838, pertaining to German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831). As a noun from 1843.

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