Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Born: August 27, 1770

Died: November 14, 1831

Nationality: German

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was a German theological philosopher, one of the creators of German Idealism. His historicist and idealist account of reality as a whole revolutionized European philosophy and was an important precursor to Continental philosophy and Marxism.

Source/Notes: Hegel's Philosophy of Right (1967 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780195002768

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Source/Notes: Pt. IV, sec. 3, ch. 3 - Lectures on the Philosophy of History (1832)