[ UK /tɹænsɪndˈɛntəlˌɪzəm/ ]
  1. any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material
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How To Use transcendentalism In A Sentence

  • It was there that he drew upon basic ideas common to transcendentalism but used them in support of traditional theology rather than as a substitute.
  • Emerson's Transcendentalism drew on German idealism and English pastoral poetry.
  • Emerson's Transcendentalism drew on German idealism and English pastoral poetry.
  • That comfortable philosophy which modern transcendentalism has but dimly shadowed forth -- that poetic agrarianism, which gives all to each and each to all -- is the real life of this city of unwork. Tales and Sketches, Complete Volume V., the Works of Whittier: Tales and Sketches
  • In fact, from our perspective the transcendentalism of temporality is destroyed most decisively by the fact that it is now impossible to measure labor, either by convention or by calculation.
  • The idealism of transcendentalism gave way to existential angst a long time ago.
  • In curing speech of specters and ghosts, analytical philosophy claims to cleanse the mind of a dreamy fondness for every sort of idealism, vitalism, Platonism, and transcendentalism.
  • Emerson's ‘The Transcendentalist’ stands as a manifesto of this philosophical movement, in which he explicitly identifies Transcendentalism as a form of philosophical Idealism.
  • But he still holds fast to the main thesis of transcendentalism -- the absolute unity of plan of all animals, vertebrate and invertebrate alike, [322] the gradual perfecting of organisation from monad to man, the repetition in the embryogeny of the higher animals of the "zoogeny" of the lower. Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology
  • She tries to picture Chas in a tweed jacket, talking about transcendentalism. THE SAVAGE GIRL
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