American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, a German writer (1770-1831).
- n. German philosopher whose three stage process of dialectical reasoning was adopted by Karl Marx (1770-1831)
“Thinking in Hegel is one thing; in Goethe, it is quite another.”
“I refer specifically to the 'Just War/Beautiful Soul' paradigm, which originates in Hegel's Phenomenology of Mind ( 2003) and which, alongside the Moral Mother, has enormous validity across a wide spectrum of feminist perspectives on the subject of woman and war when stripped down to their basic working assumptions.”
“Or in Hegel's words, it is an alien existence in which”
“Extending analysis to the Phenomenology of Right only confirms how far Hegel is in his account of subjectivity and politics from English writers of the same period.”
“The progressive dialectic in Hegel cannot address specific difficulties in Wordsworth's text, in which the growth of the poet's mind eludes any grand dialectical synthesis.”
“The spell is diminished only where the subject, in Hegel's language, is "involved" —”
“Hegel is well aware that self-swallowing is paradoxical.”
“To read Hegel from the standpoint of Buddhism, this difference stems from the fascination with which Hegel regards the big fat zero of the toe-sucking meditator.”
“And far from finding models for fascist subjectivity, Adorno would have discovered in Hegel himself a weak, sickly, feminine being, the castoff of a relentless dialectic, the very type of”
“For in Hegel, Buddhism is the abject body that must be expelled for true subject-object relations to commence.”
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