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  Transcendence (philosophy) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first meaning, as part of the concept pair transcendence/immanence, is used primarily with reference to God's relation to the world and is particularly important in theology.
In phenomenology, the "transcendent" is that which transcends our own consciousness - that which is objective rather than only a phenomenon of consciousness.
Mystical experience is thought of as a particularly advanced state of self-transcendence, in which the sense of a separate self is abandoned.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Transcendence_(philosophy)   (590 words)

 Transcendence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Transcendence (philosophy), climbing or going beyond some philosophical concept or limit
Transcendence (religion), the concept that God can be either close to you or very separate from you
Transcendentalism, a philosophical movement that advocates that there is an ideal spiritual state that 'transcends' the physical and empirical
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Transcendence   (193 words)

 What is transcendence, and why does it matter?
In religious terms, of course, transcendence means “beyond the world,” in the sense that God as revealed in the Bible exists outside the physical universe of which he is the creator and is not an object of direct human experience or of scientific reason based on the evidence of the senses.
Transcendence is the matrix of basic allegiances that cannot always be justified in rationalistic terms because the true value of any thing can be known only through participation in that thing, not through mere external observation or manipulation of it.
And since the nation is not a transcendent idea, the flag that symbolizes it has no higher significance; it is only, as many liberals love to sneer, “a piece of cloth,” a phrase that perfectly conveys their contempt for the transcendent, and their undying wish to free humanity from its “oppressive” claims.
www.amnation.com /vfr/archives/004328.html   (1764 words)

 [ Transcendence ] : A Pacific Northwest Dark Culture Sampler
Transcendence is the third in a series of Pacific Northwest based compilations that focuses on the varied musical talent in this region.
This time around, Transcendence not only explores the Oregon and Washington music scenes, but it has been expanded to encompass the musical diversity of Alaska and British Columbia.
Transcendence was officially released on Tuesday, September 5, 2000.
www.sonic-boom.com /transcendence   (88 words)

In a transcendent state you still maintain your individuality, but you are no longer confined to ego perception in the third dimension.
Transcending the self means rising above the limitations of your ego.
As we transcend the control of the ego we face a shrinking number of boundaries.
www.kaiser.net /seriesindex.cfm?cat_id=29   (874 words)

 Om Aphorisms, Release 1.32
Transcendence, which is the substratum and root of life, prior to all aspects of manifest being, is essential.
Transcendence is not to be sought as a solution to the various problems of manifest existence.
Those who would understand Transcendence do well to note what they are free to identify-with and free not to identify-with, since the range of one's freedom to identify-with and not identify-with set the scope of one's ability to have experience without bondage.
www.highvibrations.org /archive1/omapho13.htm   (3289 words)

 PlanetMath: transcendence degree
is the transcendence degree of the minimal subset of
transcendence degree of a set, transcendence degree of a field extension
This is version 2 of transcendence degree, born on 2003-09-25, modified 2003-09-25.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/TransendenceDegree.html   (146 words)

 Transcendence Home - GuildPortal Guild Hosting
Transcendence is dedicated to serving the Alliance in any way possible.
OAFK on 11/25/2004 9:26 AM Due to the possibility of character's on Mal'Ganis being wiped Transcendence may be moving to another server.
Rider on 11/17/2004 11:29 PM Due to a bug in game causing guild charters to dissappear, thus causing the late registration of Transcendence, we are extending open recruitment until the release of the game.
www.guildportal.com /Guild.aspx?GuildID=21882&TabID=198498   (375 words)

 CD Baby: TRANSCENDENCE: Nothing Is Cohesive - from kweevakbaby
Transcendence is a creative and talented band and Nothing is Cohesive transcends musical boundaries resulting in a CD that is cohesive despite the varied tempos and tones!
Transcendence is one of the unsung rock bands of our generation, grinding it out day after day, and releasing quality music consistently every time they get together to record.
TRANSCENDENCE: Nothing Is Cohesive "I've seen the future and it's clear/Revolution in me," sings Transcendence mainman Ed Hale, in his creaking Bono-esque voice on "Revolution In Me." Filled with pomp, the New York/Miami Beach rockers' third disc, Nothing Is Cohesive, makes the case that the past remains a huge component in the future.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/transcendence3/from/kweevakbaby   (1337 words)

Transcendence version 0.9e is now available in the downloads section.
Transcendence version 0.9d is now available in the downloads section.
Transcendence is a game of space combat and adventure in which you travel throughout the star systems of Human Space and encounter pirates, outlaws, and slavers bent on taking your ship, your cargo, and your life.
www.neurohack.com /transcendence   (979 words)

 CD Baby: TRANSCENDENCE: Various Artists
The third release, and the last in the series is titled Transcendence, and expands the scope even further to include artists from Alaska, and British Columbia, as well as Oregon and Washington.
Other notable appearances on Transcendence include Noxious Emotion with the track "Inertia (Tweek Mix)" and the ultra-cool Lateral Tension track "Pressure Device." I was also quite happy to see lxl apppear on the compilation with the track "Scissors (Unquiet Remembrance)," because I think he's one of the most overlooked talents in the scene today.
Transcendence is another compilation that showcases the electronic talent of bands that hail from the Northwest.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/dfx007   (1150 words)

 The Politics of Transcendence
Knowing transcendent Truth is the necessary qualification for ruling, but the effect of that enlightenment is to turn the person into a political blunderer, at least initially—even in ideal circumstances.
What is clear is that the ahistoricism of Plato’s notion of transcendence involves a reluctance to engage human existence as it is. It induces melancholy and passivity, leaving both public and private-personal life morally in the lurch.
This criticism of Platonic transcendence and political idealism is not a criticism of every possible conception of transcendence or idealism or even of every aspect of Plato’s own understanding of the two.
www.nhinet.org /ryn12-2.htm   (7477 words)

 Poetry Daily Prose Feature: David Baker, "If: On Transit, Transcendence, and Trope"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But transcendence is not only God-hunger; it is a primal imaginative and experiential entity for all human beings and human societies.
The desire for transcendence is both a desire to be outside the self, out of the body, out of the mind, and a desire to be most fully the self, most fully with or inside the self.
Transcendence requires, if only for an instant, a release from our identities and our familiar gestures into a space where we may reconsider our identities and gestures.
www.poems.com /essabake.htm   (4496 words)

 Mysticism Without Transcendence: Reflections on Liberation and Emptiness - Questia Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It does not mean the literal absence of transcendence; rather it refers to the normative thesis, characteristic of the Zen tradition, that what might be termed true transcendence is the transcendence of transcendence, which implies in turn that where transcendence has not been transcended, there is no real transcendence at all.
True transcendence can neither be understood in terms of anything else nor in terms of itself the former because it cannot contain any trace of the relative, the latter because it is, like all things, empty or devoid of self-nature.
From a Zen point of view, transcendence, as the term is usually used, would refer to something relative; but the Zen insistence is on the radically absolute character of transcendence.
www.questia.com /PM.qst?a=o&d=95207703   (548 words)

And you will be made to hit the glass ceilings in life so that you can transcend them in consciousness, lifted up through them effortlessly by your commitment to the God within you that empowers you over any obstacle, any transition of the emotions, mentality, physicality, or spirituality.
The time was now ripe to transcend her current state of experiential reality for a higher realm.
And transcend she did, although through a tumultuous process of seeming defeats and wrong turns.
www.lightnews.org /essays/Transc.htm   (2024 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Nature and Attributes of God
In speaking of a being who transcends the limitations of formal logical definition our propositions are an expression of real truth, provided that what we state is in itself intelligible and not self-contradictory; and there is nothing unintelligible or contradictory in what Theists predicate of God.
Space, like time, is one of the measures of the finite, and as by the attribute of eternity, we describe God's transcendence of all temporal limitations, so by the attribute of immensity we express His transcendent relation to space.
Divine immensity means on the one hand that God is necessarily present everywhere in space as the immanent cause and sustainer of creatures, and on the other hand that He transcends the limitations of actual and possible space, and cannot be circumscribed or measured or divided by any spatial relations.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06612a.htm   (5901 words)

 Transcendence degree at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The transcendence degree of a field extension L/K is the cardinality of any subset S of L such that the elements of S are algebraically independent over K and L is an algebraic extension of the field K(S) obtained by adjoining the elements of S to K.
More generally, the transcendence degree of the function field L of an n-dimensional variety over a ground field K is n.
The transcendence degree of C or R over Q is the cardinality of the continuum.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Transcendence_degree.html   (245 words)

 Stereophile: Hales Design Group Transcendence Five loudspeaker
The Transcendence Five is supplied with three brass cones that screw into the speaker cabinet itself, a much better arrangement than the loose felt-topped cones supplied with the Revelation Three.
In any case, the frequency response of the Transcendence Five (RadioShack meter, Stereophile's Test CD 3, measuring at the listening seat) showed a suckout of about 5dB in the 100Hz region that I was unable to eliminate by varying speaker position.
The Transcendence Five's dynamic behavior was similarly exemplary, especially in the delineation of fine dynamic shadings, such as Robert Silverman's subtle control of dynamics in his recording of Liszt piano works (Stereophile STPH008-2).
stereophile.com /loudspeakerreviews/699hales   (1777 words)

 Positive Living Newsletter, Transcendence, July 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Transcendence is probably one of the most under-developed areas in psychology, in spite of its huge potential benefit to mental health.
These various strategies are summarized as follows: the relation between philosophy and theology in the thought of Heidegger is threefold and should be read to the rhythm of his thinking according to the themes of facticity and transcendence.
This paper examines the meaning of "transcendence," distinguishing between the phenomenological and metaphysical uses of the term and considering various difficulties with the approaches to transcendence taken by Jung and Wilber.
www.meaning.ca /newsletter/transcendence_july03.htm   (1554 words)

 Gospel Reflections
Her greatness consisted in her ability to transcend her own need, a greatness that is often found in the most extraordinary places."
Transcendence demands space, a suspending of the urge for immediate satisfaction.
As we follow that call the joy of transcendence will exceed, while never eliminating, the joy of the fulfillment of needs.
www.bible.claret.org /liturgy/daily/sundays_pierse/cycleB/B_19thSunOT.htm   (763 words)

 Transcendence Spa - the journey of a lifetime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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We believe that transcendence begins deep inside each of us the day we are born and that we are on an evolving journey that lasts a lifetime.
Thank you for the honor of allowing us to be a part of your unique and special journey.
www.transcendencespa.com   (89 words)

 Reclaiming the Self, Chapter 5
Ultimately, the story of Troilus and Crysede is one of transcendence: the focus, however, is on the failure of Troilus and the success of Crysede.
Transcendence-in the context of O'Connor's novel-is a reaching for the divine, that which is wholly Other.
It is through sin that Hazel struggles against making that room, but it is also through sin, through transgression, that Hazel comes to the realization that he cannot escape that divinity; the self-emptying is a giving up of the struggle and an active seeking of the figure that lives in the back of his mind.
www.brysons.net /academic/chap5.html   (5400 words)

 Dark Dreams
Always the spearhead of Dark Dreams, Transcendence is the dark fantasy game detailing the final battle between Good and Evil taking place in a medieval setting.
Players assume the role of supernatural minions sent by the forces of light and darkness in the world of mortals to ensure their victory.
Erebus was a short project undertaken after the 2nd Edition of Transcendence was completed.
www.geocities.com /Area51/Vault/8046   (738 words)

 Search The Llewellyn Encyclopedia: Qabalah
By its nature, mysticism is knowledge that cannot be communicated directly, but may be expressed only through symbolism and metaphor.
Like other esoteric systems, Qabalah also draws upon the mystic's awareness of the transcendence of the Divine or the Eternal.
Another element of Qabalah is that of theosophy, which seeks to reveal the hidden mysteries of the Divine as well as the relationship between the Divine Life on one hand, and the life of humans on the other.
www.llewellynencyclopedia.com /term/Qabalah   (403 words)

 Transcendence Portfolio Prospectus - Northstar Gallery
The Transcendence Portfolio is designed to produce a limited edition portfolio of fine art photographs by the Artist produced during a specific period of time.
The Patron's fee may be paid in full or by one third on commitment, one third at final image selection and one third at completion.
In addition to the portfolios, Individual limited edition prints signed, numbered and matted will be offered for a fee of $220.00 for prints 20 through 30 and then at $320 from prints 30 to 100.
northstargallery.com /tp/prospectus01.htm   (581 words)

 Divine Transcendence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The concept of divine transcendence states that God is elevated above and extrinsic to the universe that he created.
In the Judeo - Christian tradition, God is viewed as combining the apparent opposites of transcendence and immanence in that he both transcends the universe and is active in it.
Traditional Christian philosophy, exemplified particularly in the works of Thomas Aquinas, treats God as transcendent in the sense that he created the world; that he has perfect knowledge of all earthly things, which indeed derive from him; that he is infinite and eternal; and that, unlike humans, he is identical with his own essence.
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 ei: Of transplants and transcendence: Questioning social and symbolic categories in Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is not just an arcane religious duty, but rather, a practical attempt to recover and repair the integrity of individual bodies so as to repair and mend the social body; it is a particularly arresting example of Israelis resisting attempts to fragment or destroy the Jewish people.
Even in death, even when ripped to shreds, the body carries meanings that transcend the individual person.
Images of these rabbis solemnly searching for bits of flesh, hair, and organs heighten the sorrow of such acts, and also illuminate the poignant limitations of human responses to murders of this kind.
electronicintifada.net /v2/article4296.shtml   (2532 words)

 Transcendence - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Transcendence has decided to embrace the inner farmer within all of us!
# Tickets are obtained by submitting needed supplies to a designated Transcendence representative who will mark your donation and accord you the proper number of tickets in our database.
They can then do with it what they wish (disenchant, etc) but it must be usable by their class to be eligible.
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