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Transcendent vs. Immanent

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Transcendentadjective

surpassing usual limits

Immanentadjective

Naturally part of something; existing throughout and within something; intrinsic

Transcendentadjective

supreme in excellence

Immanentadjective

Restricted entirely to the mind or a given domain; internal; subjective.

Transcendentadjective

beyond the range of usual perception

Immanentadjective

Existing within and throughout the mind and the world; dwelling within and throughout all things, all time, etc. Compare transcendent.

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Transcendentadjective

free from constraints of the material world

Immanentadjective

Taking place entirely within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it. Compare emanant, transeunt.

Transcendentnoun

That which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.

Immanentadjective

Being within the limits of experience or knowledge.

Transcendentadjective

Very excellent; superior or supreme in excellence; surpassing others; as, transcendent worth; transcendent valor.

‘Clothed with transcendent brightness.’;

Immanentadjective

Remaining within; inherent; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; internal or subjective; hence, limited in activity, agency, or effect, to the subject or associated acts; - opposed to emanant, transitory, transitive, or objective.

‘A cognition is an immanent act of mind.’; ‘An immanent power in the life of the world.’;

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Transcendentadjective

Transcending, or reaching beyond, the limits of human knowledge; - applied to affirmations and speculations concerning what lies beyond the reach of the human intellect.

Immanentadjective

of a mental act performed entirely within the mind;

‘a cognition is an immanent act of mind’;

Transcendentnoun

That which surpasses or is supereminent; that which is very excellent.

Immanentadjective

of qualities that are spread throughout something;

‘ambition is immanent in human nature’; ‘we think of God as immanent in nature’;

Transcendentadjective

beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding;

‘philosophers...often explicitly reject the notion of any transcendent reality beyond thought...and claim to be concerned only with thought itself...’; ‘the unknowable mysteries of lifer’;

Immanentadjective

existing or operating within; inherent

‘the protection of liberties is immanent in constitutional arrangements’;

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Transcendentadjective

exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

Immanentadjective

(of God) permanently pervading and sustaining the universe.

Transcendentadjective

beyond or above the range of normal or physical human experience

‘the search for a transcendent level of knowledge’;

Transcendentadjective

surpassing the ordinary; exceptional

‘her transcendent beauty’;

Transcendentadjective

(of God) existing apart from and not subject to the limitations of the material universe.

Transcendentadjective

(in scholastic philosophy) higher than or not included in any of Aristotle's ten categories.

Transcendentadjective

(in Kantian philosophy) not realizable in experience.

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