Hegelianism

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He·​ge·​li·​an·​ism | \ hā-ˈgā-lē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Hegelianism (audio) , hi- \

Definition of Hegelianism

: the philosophy of Hegel that places ultimate reality in ideas rather than in things and that uses dialectic to comprehend an absolute idea behind phenomena

First Known Use of Hegelianism

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Hegelianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hegelianism. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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