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Synonyms for transcendental

existing only in concept and not in reality

of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world

Synonyms for transcendental

existing outside of or not in accordance with nature

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Rather, Walser's novel points up the insistence of belief and the self, though never merely as transcendental concepts.
Theologians answer these questions through the transcendentals.
For more on this notion of "univocity," see Allan Wolter, The Transcendentals and Their Function in the Metaphysics of Duns Scotus (St.
Ramos engages a wide spectrum of metaphysical, anthropological, and aesthetic topics, but her work is united by three related theses: (1) truth, goodness, and beauty unite all of reality by relating it back to God; (2) the transcendentals illumine the meaning of human life; (3) art and beauty are uniquely positioned to help men and women connect (or reconnect) with the authentic purpose of human life.
As von Balthasar writes, only the incarnate Word of God can unfold for us the "metaphysics of the transcendentals of Being" (Epilogue 78).
4) Other important notions of a Classical Christian culture are the Transcendentals, the True, the Good, and the Beautiful.
Subsequent chapters describe the doctrine of the transcendentals within the works of individual thinkers and schools, including the Franciscans, Albertus Magnus, Dietrich of Freiberg, Meister Eckhart, Duns Scotus, the Scotist conception, nominalism, and the Renaissance.
How is it possible to avoid the conclusion that transcendentals are structures of linguistic or conventional practice?
the essential characteristic of transcendentals is the fact that they cannot be enclosed in any class; they transcend or go beyond any genus or category, because they permeate or imbue everything, and are present in any thing whatsoever.
According to him, the rejection by Valla of the traditional transcendentals was "much in the fashion of William of Ockham, who had a similar aversion to arbitrary abstraction.
While continuity is often stressed between Scotus and Kant, because Scotus developed the conception of metaphysics as a science of the transcendentals, Harder argues for discontinuity.
11, where unity, good-ness, and existence are a triad of transcendentals that manifests itself across creation.
The difference between them comes to light particularly in the case of the transcendentals and the way transcendental predicates apply to God and creatures.
Single variable essential calculus; early transcendentals.