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Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich

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Pronunciation: /ˈheɪg(ə)l
 
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( 1770–1831), German philosopher. In his Science of Logic (1812–16) Hegel described the three-stage process of dialectical reasoning, on which Marx based his theory of dialectical materialism. He believed that history, the evolution of ideas, and human consciousness all develop through idealist dialectical processes as part of the Absolute or God coming to know itself.

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Hegelian

Pronunciation: /heɪˈgiːlɪən, hɪ-, -ˈgeɪl-/
adjective & noun
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  • Hegel and the Hegelians of the twentieth century were wrong.
  • This group became known as the Young Hegelians, or Left Hegelians.
  • More specifically, how, after the collapse of Hegelian philosophy, is philosophy still possible?

Hegelianism

noun
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  • So it is hard to see Hegelianism becoming a popular mass philosophy, for all its huge influence.
  • On the contrary, it was precisely from 1830 to 1840 that Hegelianism reigned most exclusively, and to a greater or lesser extent infected even its opponents.
  • However, I have been trained to fear Hegelianism… can you expand on this?

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