Translation of transcendental in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌtrænsenˈdentl; ˌtrænsenˈdentl; trɑːn-/


  • 1.1 [Philos] trascendental; [experience/vision] sobrenatural
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    • The spiritual in man may soar in the highest transcendental realms, but man's body is essentially that of an animal.
    • Hindus readily accept as reality transcendental realms of Gods and devas and higher modes of consciousness than that in which we commonly live.
    • Isaac's prayer is symbolic of the transcendental spiritual beauty of Judaism.
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    • Kant's assertion that transcendental idealism entails empirical realism is difficult to interpret.
    • On the other hand, transcendental empiricism has epistemological implications insofar as knowledge too must be formed in a process of individuation.
    • How should we assess Husserl's transcendental phenomenology?
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    • Echoes of the subsequent post-Hegelian criticisms of Kantian transcendental philosophy are found in the early work of Horkheimer and Marcuse.
    • Husserl sees his own transcendental phenomenology as the true heir to Kant's transcendental philosophy.
    • Eze evidently thinks it very important to emphasize that Kant appealed to his transcendental philosophy and his theory of the a priori to formulate his racial theory.
    1.2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [number/function] trascendente
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    • Liouville had introduced such numbers as examples of transcendental numbers - real numbers that are not roots of polynomial equations with integer coefficients.
    • Mathematicians had regarded algebraic numbers as, in some sense, simpler than transcendental numbers.
    • The very names negative numbers, irrational numbers, transcendental numbers, imaginary numbers, and ideal points at infinity indicate ambivalence.
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    • If fifth-degree polynomials are so hard, what can one do with transcendental functions of a complex variable?
    • It was decided to concentrate on a three-volume work on the Higher transcendental functions, to be followed by two volumes of tables of integrals.
    • I have just finished an extensive treatise on a certain class of transcendental functions to present it to the Institute which will be done next Monday.

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