Monday, September 5, 2011

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"What experience and history teach is this - that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it."
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

WHO: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was a German philosopher. He was born in 1770 and he died at the age of 61 in 1831.  

WHERE: This quote comes from the introduction of Philosophy of History.

WHEN: Philosophy of History (originaly published in 1837) is actually a set of Hegel's readings and multiple notes taken from his students.

Related Author: Aristotle

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