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Hegelian

adjective He·ge·li·an \ hā-ˈgā-lē-ən , hi- \

Definition of Hegelian

:of, relating to, or characteristic of Hegel, his philosophy, or his dialectic method

First Known Use of hegelian

1838


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Hegelian

noun

Definition of Hegelian

:a follower of Hegel :an adherent of Hegelianism

First Known Use of hegelian

1843


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