Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich
|born on||27 August 1770|
|Place||Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11|
|Timezone||LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||04°08' or|
German philosopher, and a major figure in German Idealism. His historicist and idealist account of reality revolutionized European philosophy and was an important precursor to Continental philosophy and Marxism.
Hegel developed a comprehensive philosophical framework, or "system", of Absolute idealism to account in an integrated and developmental way for the relation of mind and nature, the subject and object of knowledge, psychology, the state, history, art, religion, and philosophy. In particular, he developed the concept that mind or spirit manifested itself in a set of contradictions and oppositions that it ultimately integrated and united, without eliminating either pole or reducing one to the other. Examples of such contradictions include those between nature and freedom, and between immanence and transcendence.
Hegel influenced writers of widely varying positions, including both his admirers and his detractors.
He died on 14 November 1831 at age 61 in Berlin. The physicians pronounced the cause of death as cholera, but it is likely he died from a different gastrointestinal disease.
- friend relationship with Hölderlin, Friedrich (born 20 March 1770)
- friend relationship with Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph (born 27 January 1775)
- parent->child relationship with Hegel, Immanuel (born 25 September 1814)
- parent->child relationship with Hegel, Karl von (born 7 June 1813)
- sibling relationship with Hegel, Christiane Luise (born 7 April 1773)
- (has as) student relationship with Dèr Mouw, Johan Andreas (born 24 July 1863). Notes: wrote about Hegel.
- Relationship : Marriage 1811 (Marie Helena Susanna von Tucher)
Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism entry (1770, baptised 28 August, no birth date or time given).
Taeger speculated to 4.50 LMT; G. Dewindinat speculated 17.30 in Meridian (May 1986); Starkman rectified it to 6.24.04 LMT.
- Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Gastrointestinal
- Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (His mother died when he was 13)
- Family : Childhood : Order of birth (First of three)
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
- Notable : Famous : Historic figure