HEGEL, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich

HEGEL, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich. Stuttgart 27.8.1770 — Berlin 14.11.1831. Famous German Philosopher. Professor in Berlin. After studies of philosophy and theology at Tübingen in 1788-93 he was PD at Jena in 1800-06, School Director in Nürnberg 1808-16, then Professor at Heidelberg and from 1818 at Berlin. In his published lectures he criticized Indian philosophy without really knowing its extent, but changed his mind after reading Colebrooke’s essay.

Publications: Large philosophical production not necessary to be given here.

Sources: On Hegel’s relation to Indian philosophy see Halbfass.


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