transcending the limits of possible experience

  • 1 Phenomenology (The beginnings of) — The beginnings of phenomenology Husserl and his predecessors Richard Cobb Stevens Edmund Husserl was the founder of phenomenology, one of the principal movements of twentieth century philosophy. His principal contribution to philosophy was his… …

    History of philosophy

  • 2 Canon of the New Testament — • The idea of a complete and clear cut canon of the New Testament existing from the beginning, that is from Apostolic times, has no foundation in history Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canon of the New Testament      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 motion picture, history of the — Introduction       history of the medium from the 19th century to the present. Early years, 1830–1910 Origins       The illusion of motion pictures is based on the optical phenomena known as persistence of vision and the phi phenomenon. The first …

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  • 4 transcendent — a. 1. Pre eminent, surpassing, supereminent, unequalled, unparalleled, peerless, unrivalled, inimitable, very superior, consummate, unsurpassed, supreme in excellence. 2. Transcendental, above or dominating the (Aristotelian) categories. 3.… …

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  • 5 Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …

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  • 6 transcendent — [tran sen′dənt] adj. [L transcendens, prp. of transcendere] 1. transcending; surpassing; excelling; extraordinary 2. Philos. a) beyond the limits of possible experience b) in Kantianism, beyond human knowledge 3. Theol. existing apart from the… …

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  • 7 Kant’s Copernican revolution — Daniel Bonevac Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason was to transform the philosophical world, at once bringing the Enlightenment to its highest intellectual development and establishing a new set of problems that would dominate philosophy in… …

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  • 8 Ockham’s world and future — Arthur Gibson PHILOSOPHICAL BIOGRAPHY Ockham was born in about 1285, certainly before 1290, probably in the village of Ockham, Surrey, near London. If his epitaph is accurate, he died on 10 April 1347. Yet Conrad of Megenberg, when writing to… …

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  • 9 Metaphysics — • That portion of philosophy which treats of the most general and fundamental principles underlying all reality and all knowledge Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Metaphysics     Metaphysics …

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  • 10 metaphysics — /met euh fiz iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of philosophy that treats of first principles, includes ontology and cosmology, and is intimately connected with epistemology. 2. philosophy, esp. in its more abstruse branches. 3. the… …

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  • 11 transcendent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin transcendent , transcendens, present participle of transcendere Date: 15th century 1. a. exceeding usual limits ; surpassing b. extending or lying beyond the limits of ordinary experience c. in… …

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  • 12 Edge of Darkness — Infobox Television show name = Edge of Darkness genre = Drama Thriller Science fiction writer = Troy Kennedy Martin director = Martin Campbell starring = Bob Peck Joanne Whalley Joe Don Baker Charles Kay Ian McNeice composer = Michael Kamen Eric… …

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  • 13 Ruhani Satsang — The origin of Ruhani Satsang of came about at the request of disciples of Master Baba Sawan Singh (1858 1948). The western disciples had requested Master Baba Sawan Singh to come and visit the west. Master Baba Sawan Singh said this visit could… …

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  • 14 Teachings of Falun Gong — The teachings of Falun Gong were introduced to the public by Li Hongzhi (李洪志) in Changchun, China, in 1992. Falun Gong is also known as Falun Dafa (Great Law of the Law Wheel). The teachings cover a wide range of topics ranging from spiritual,… …

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  • 15 Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages — The Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages [ [http://history.nasa.gov/ap11 35ann/goodwill messages.html Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages at NASA] ] are statements from leaders of 73 countries around the world on a disc about the size of a 50 cent piece made of… …

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  • 16 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 17 Religion (Philosophies of) — Philosophies of religion Marcel, Jaspers, Levinas William Desmond Gabriel Marcel (1889–1973), Karl Jaspers (1883–1969) and Emmanuel Levinas (1906–) seem like a mere aggregate of thinkers. Jaspers, a German thinker who coined the phrase Existenz… …

    History of philosophy

  • 18 Existence (Philosophy of) 1 — Philosophy of existence 1 Heidegger Jacques Taminiaux At the very outset and up to the end, the long philosophical journey of Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) remained oriented by a single question, the question of Being, the Seinsfrage. This does… …

    History of philosophy

  • 19 law, philosophy of — Introduction       the formulation of concepts and theories to aid in understanding the nature of law, the sources of its authority, and its role in society. In English speaking countries the term “jurisprudence” is often used synonymously and is …

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  • 20 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism