the art of totally immersing oneself in something with the intention of moving beyond it; a paradox. Seeing clearly the illusion of life, while concurrently being present in it. Lite meaning: Pretty weird, cool place to be! This takes the boredom out of sex or anything else for that matter.
the theological belief that God is elevated above and extrinsic to the universe. The doctrine of transcendence is opposed to the doctrine of immanence (the belief that God is present in and intrinsic to the universe).
Literally, transcendence is to go beyond human experience and knowledge. In the terms of advanced design, transcendence is a part of the effort to bring forth something that has never before been known.
In philosophy, the adjective transcendental and the noun transcendence convey three different but related primary meanings, all of them derived from the word's literal meaning (from Latin), of climbing or going beyond: one sense that originated in Ancient philosophy, one in Medieval philosophy, and one in modern philosophy.
In religion, transcendence is a condition or state of being that surpasses, and is independent of, physical existence. It is affirmed in some way of the divine in most major religious traditions, and is opposed to the notion of a God, or an Absolute, as existing only in the physical order and not beyond it (immanentism), or as being somehow, in the final analysis, indistinguishable from it (pantheism). Transcendence can be attributed to the divine not only in its being, but also in its knowabilty.
Transcendence (1992) is a novel by Charles Sheffield in the Heritage Universe series. This book is the sequel to Divergence and Summertide. After discovering new artifacts in the previous books, the team gets together again this time to search for the Zardalu unwittingly unleashed upon the galaxy during the previous adventure.
Transcendence is a freeware PC game designed and created by George Moromisato. The game is viewed in 2-D but contains elements reminiscent of the 3-D adventure game Elite. It is still under development, and only half of the game has been completed so far.
Sartre's term for the root of our freedom, for our ability to define ourselves by our possibilities and all the ways in which each of us is continually creating our own future in terms of our choices, our plans, our dreams, and our ambitions
1. The combination of two or more unlike elements into a unified whole, without the diminishment of their own individual Essences. 2. A state of an entity where the Tension, Consonance and Purity are all at their maximum values.