transcendence


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transcendence

[transen′dəns]
Etymology: L, trans + scandere, to climb
the rising above one's previously perceived limits or restrictions.
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Heidegger thus exacerbates the radical collapse "between extreme transcendence and radical immanence" in modernity, and with disastrous consequences.
Liberty is experience of the transcendence that man is to oneself, or rather, experience of self-transcendence.
This is when sacred transcendence becomes an "absolute telos" pursued for its own sake and for nothing in return (pp.
At the end of each chapter Biderman makes the additional point that transcendence, hitherto an inalienable feature of most of western thought, has in more recent times come to be problematized.
This means that Flood readily assumes certain "loose" universals he describes as "common features of human being that cut across historical and cultural divides" (x), such as subjectivity, or a desire for transcendence (254).
Therefore, it seems critical for rehabilitation counselors to be in touch with their own beliefs concerning Spiritual Transcendence, as well as being willing to deal with Spiritually Transcendent issues in a counseling session while engaging clients dealing with life altering circumstances (Vash, 1994).
Specifically, this text stresses God's transcendence and thereby provides an important corrective to our tendency as moderns (and postmoderns) to "fear" God in no sense of that word.
The Neoplationist Plotinus used the term ecstasis to describe mystic transcendence, the "flight of the alone to the Alone"; later Bernini famously incarnated a more devotional sense of transport in his trembling St.
Told with snippets from interviews with Aran and articles about him preceding each chapter, his rise to transcendence (what is termed the Incarnation of the Infinite Soul) and his eventual death at the hands of a well-meaning bureaucrat are followed through the eyes of those trying to assassinate him, those working at his Colorado ranch and others touched by him.
Yet by the play's conclusion, when Aloysius reveals shadows of her own, they come as a surprise gift to the audience, if not of transcendence, then of transference.
Ever since traveling to South Africa, where I saw firsthand how much dance has served to free bodies and voices that were otherwise repressed, I realized that dance has amazing potential for transcendence.