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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material.

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  • The philosophy known as transcendentalism left its impress on much of the work of this age.
  • He connects the expiring Calvinism of the old Puritan theocracy with what is called the transcendentalism embodied in the writings of Emerson and other leaders of young...
  • These positions, whether viewed as varieties of "transcendentalism" or "monism," include the possibility for attaining forms of pure transcendence.
  • It was the era of "transcendentalism" in New England, of for more
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