Definition of Geist in English:
The spirit of an individual or group.
- For Geist (in Hegel's sense) to come into play this self-development needs to be connected to the national culture of Germany.
- Whereas Hegel uses the dialectic to trace the development of the Geist, Marx would apply it to the development of Capital.
- The Idea, now as Spirit or Geist, directs the course of history through the will of world-historical individuals (the famous people you read about in history books).
German; related to ghost.
Definition of Geist in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan