"Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel" was a German philosophy/German philosopher who was a major figure in German idealism. His Historicism/historicist and Idealism/idealist account of reality revolutionized European philosophy and served as an important precursor to Continental philosophy, Marxism and historism.
Hegel's principal achievement was his development of absolute idealism as a means to integrate the notions of mind, nature, Subject (philosophy)/subject, Object (philosophy)/object, psychology, State (polity)/the state, history, art, religion and philosophy. In particular, he developed the notion of the master–slave dialectic and the concept of Geist/ as the expression of the Aufheben/integration ("sublation", Aufheben), without Reduction (philosophy)/elimination or reduction, of otherwise seemingly contradictory or opposing ideas. Examples include relationships between nature and Freedom of will/freedom and between immanence and Transcendence (philosophy)/transcendence. He also made original and influential contributions to speculative logic, the role of history and the notions of the negative and the Ethics/ethical.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous philosophers! More Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on Wikipedia.