Definition of Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich in English:

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation:

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich

/ˈheɪɡ(ə)l/