Quotation by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Whatever happens, every individual is a child of his time; so philosophy too is its own time apprehended in thoughts. It is just as absurd to fancy that a philosophy can transcend its contemporary world as it is to fancy that an individual can overleap his own age, jump over Rhodes.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831), German philosopher. Philosophy of Right, preface, p. 11, Oxford University Press (1952).
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