Definitions for transcendencetrænˈsɛn dəns
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a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
transcendence, transcendency, superiority(noun)
the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
the act of surpassing usual limits
the state of being beyond the range of normal perception
the state of being free from the constraints of the material world, as in the case of a deity
alt. of Transcendency
In philosophy, the adjective transcendental and the noun transcendence convey the basic ground concept from the word's literal meaning, of climbing or going beyond, albeit with varying connotations in its different historical and cultural stages. This article covers the topic from a Western and Islamic perspective by epoch: Ancient, Medieval, and modern, primarily Continental philosophy.
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