Hegel definition by Webster's New World
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Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich 1770-1831; Ger. philosopher
Hegel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, 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).