from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich 1770-1831. German idealist philosopher who interpreted nature and human history and culture as expressions of a dialectical process in which Spirit, or Mind, realizes its full potentiality. His major works include The Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) and The Philosophy of Right (1821).
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- proper n. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, a German writer (1770-1831).
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- n. German philosopher whose three stage process of dialectical reasoning was adopted by Karl Marx (1770-1831)
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