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What is Hegel's notion of History?

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There are basically two approaches to the “philosophy” of history.  Hegel’s is the least humanistic, in that he believes that Man’s “will” had very little to do with history, that history was “deterministic”, that is, that events occurred as results of forces outside Man’s control; he felt that history was the acting out of a...

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