Hegelian triad

noun

Definition of Hegelian triad

: the three dialectical stages of thesis, antithesis, and synthesis often held to be Hegel's characterization of the progress of history or of logical thought

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“Hegelian triad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hegelian%20triad. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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