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Meaning of objective spirit

objec'tive spir'it

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— Hegelianism. Hegelianism.
  1. the human spirit, insofar as it has become capable of a rational identification of its individual self with the community of other spirits but is not yet capable of the identification with the absolute idea that characterizes the absolute spirit.
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