self-transcendence

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self-transcendence

the ability to focus attention on doing something for the sake of others, as opposed to self-actualization, in which doing something for oneself is an end goal. See also altruism.
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His original and inventive work is a welcome contemporary musing on transcendentalism and a highlight on my transcendental trail explorations.
She shaped the biography so that "the importance of transcendentalism waxed from draft to published version" while "the significance of folk-music practice to Ives's accomplishment waned" (86).
Emersonian Transcendentalism certainly emerged out of the tradition of New England Puritan Christianity by way of Unitarianism, and the Nashville Agrarians also embraced a strong fundamentalist Protestant/ Christian ethic.
Across the globe, Transcendentalism has been widely pursued with the philosophy a significant part of syllabus in English course in universities and colleges.
These essays add important perspective to a collection intent on tightening connections between Transcendentalism and theories of political action.
What are the consequences of Foucault's unyielding positioning within Heidegger's history of Western metaphysics, within his ontological rewriting of Kant's transcendentalism and Nietzsche's nihilism, within his understanding of truth's mechanism of "concealedness" and "unconcealedness"?
Throughout, Fuller also points out the failures of transcendentalism (as he uses the term) to gird Americans for or aesthetically express the realities of war.
Meillassoux lists three positions that fall under the label of correlationism: transcendentalism, phenomenology and postmodernism.
In order to understand Thoreau, it is beneficial to first be acquainted with the ideological and social movement to which he ascribed: American Transcendentalism.
Rand's judgments revealed and combined four criteria: first was his textualism, second his historicism, third his intellectualism, and fourth, his transcendentalism.
They shared a mental climate of idealism, transcendentalism and practical reform.
In the California sun, the nature-loving boy weaned on the transcendentalism of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau ripened into something of a West Coast guru.