transcendental

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- IPA: /ˌtɹænsɛnˈdɛntəl/

**transcendental** (*plural* transcendentals)

- (
*obsolete*) A transcendentalist. - (
*philosophy, metaphysics, Platonism, Christian theology, usually, in the plural*) Any one of the three*transcendental properties of being*: truth, beauty or goodness, which respectively are the ideals of science, art and religion and the principal subjects of the study of logic, aesthetics and ethics.**2002**, Robert Cummings Neville,*Religion in Late Modernity*, State University of New York Press, page 72 ↗,- In deference to Christian usage we can say that the
**transcendentals**constitute the Logos within which everything has its being and according to which everything is made.

- In deference to Christian usage we can say that the
**2012**, Lukas Soderstrom (translator), Jean Grondin,*Introduction to Metaphysics: From Parmenides to Levinas*, Columbia University Press, page 105 ↗,- These predicates of Being are what the Medievals called, using a term that will have a fertile future, "
**transcendentals**" (often called the "universals") because they transcend all particular genera, following the example of Being.^{96}A quarrel over these**transcendentals**even shook the later Middle Ages. The quarrel stemmed from the question of whether the existence of these**transcendentals**was real or intellectual (also called nominal).

- These predicates of Being are what the Medievals called, using a term that will have a fertile future, "
**2012**, Jan Aertsen,*Medieval Philosophy as Transcendental Thought: From Philip the Chancellor (ca. 1225) to Francisco Suárez*, BRILL, page 515 ↗,- The medieval doctrine of the
**transcendentals**is closely connected with a metaphysical conception of reality, but is there a science of being in William of Ockham (ca. 1285-1347)?

- The medieval doctrine of the
**2015**, Anthony Howard,*Humanise: Why Human-Centred Leadership is the Key to the 21st Century*, Wiley, page 70 ↗,- Another fascinating thing about the
**transcendentals**is that each is fully contained in the others. When you appreciate beauty, for example, you recognise the presence of goodness and truth. When you grasp the truth about something you experience a moment of beauty in, perhaps, the simplicity or power of the insight. When you observe goodness in the actions of another person you are seeing truth and beauty in operation.

- Another fascinating thing about the

**transcendental**

- (
*philosophy*) Concerned with the*a priori*or intuitive basis of knowledge, independent of experience.**1985**, Jitendra Nath Mohanty,*The Possibility of*, Kluwer Academic (Martinus Nijhoff), page xiii ↗,**Transcendental**Philosophy- The best way to demonstrate the possibility of something is to show its actuality, for actuality implies possibility. At least since Kant,
**transcendental**philosophies have been on the scene. However, such simple demonstration of the possibility of**transcendental**philosophy has not been effective and is not likely to be so — so strong is the presumption that**transcendental**philosophy just could not be possible, or, if it*was*possible earlier, it is not possible*now*.

- The best way to demonstrate the possibility of something is to show its actuality, for actuality implies possibility. At least since Kant,
**1999**, Robert Stern (philosopher),*4: On Kant's Response to Hume: The Second Analogy as*, Robert Stern (editor),**Transcendental**Argument*Transcendental**Arguments: Problems and Prospects*, 2003, Oxford University Press (Clarendon Press), Paperback, page 47 ↗,- Whilst it was once held that
**transcendental**arguments could provide a direct and straightforward refutation of scepticism, this view now seems over-optimistic.

- Whilst it was once held that
**2007**, Steven Crowell, Jeff Malpas,*Chapter 1: Introduction*Steven Crowell, Jeff Malpas, (editors),*Transcendental**Heidegger*, Stanford University Press, page 1 ↗,- Not only does Heidegger's early work stand within the framework of
**transcendental**phenomenology as established by Husserl—even though it also contests and revises that framework—but that thinking also stands in a close relationship to the critical philosophy of Immanuel Kant, and specifically to the**transcendental**project, and modes of argument, of Kant's*Critique of Pure Reason*.

- Not only does Heidegger's early work stand within the framework of

- Superior; surpassing all others; extraordinary; transcendent.
- Mystical or supernatural.
- (
*algebra, number theory, field theory, of a number or an element of an extension field*) Not algebraic (i.e., not the root of any polynomial that has positive degree and rational coefficients).**1975**, Alan Baker (mathematician),*Transcendental**Number Theory*, Cambridge University Press, 1990, 2nd Edition, page 1 ↗,- The theory of
**transcendental**numbers was originated by Liouville in his famous memoir^{†}of 1844 in which he obtained, for the first time, a class,*très-étendue*, as it was described in the title of the paper, of numbers that satisfy no algebraic equation with integer coefficients.

- The theory of
**2005**, Juan G. Roederer,*Information and Its Role in Nature*, Springer, page 28 ↗,- If the distribution of decimal digits of \pi (or any other
**transcendental**number) is truly random (suspected but not yet mathematically proven!), given any arbitrary finite sequence of whole numbers, that sequence would be included an infinite number of times in the decimal expansion of \pi.

- If the distribution of decimal digits of \pi (or any other

- (
*algebra, field theory, of an extension field*) That contains elements that are not algebraic.**2006**, Steven Roman,*Field Theory*, Springer, 2nd Edition, Graduate Texts in Mathematics 158, page 108 ↗,- Suppose that F
is purely **transcendental**. Show that any simple extension of F contained in E (but not equal to F) is**transcendental**over F.

- Suppose that F

- (
*not the root of a polynomial with rational coefficients*) algebraic - (
*containing elements that are not the root of a polynomial*) algebraic

- Italian: trascendentale
- Spanish: trascendental

- Spanish: trascendental

- Spanish: trascendental

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