Definition of Transcendental philosophy
1. Noun. Any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material.
Generic synonyms: Philosophy
Derivative terms: Transcendental, Transcendentalist
Lexicographical Neighbors of Transcendental Philosophy
Literary usage of Transcendental philosophy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"transcendental philosophy, on the contrary, ¡joes beyond experience, and considers that philosophical speculation is concerned chiefly, if not solely, ..."
2. A History of Philosophy, from Thales to the Present Time by Friedrich Ueberweg, Noah Porter (1876)
"transcendental philosophy, reducing the real or unconscious activity of reason to the ideal ... The office of transcendental philosophy, on the other hand, ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Through the same medium the transcendental philosophy became known to America and inspired a definite movement in New England. This movement, called New ..."
4. The Christian Examiner (1840)
"LM Two Articles from the Princeton Review, concerning the transcendental philosophy of the Germans, and of Cousin, and its Influence on Opinion in this ..."
5. Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: In Commemoration of the Centenary by Immanuel Kant (1896)
"... to it its true merits or demerits.1 II DIVISION OF transcendental philosophy transcendental philosophy is with us an idea (of a science) only, ..."
6. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"... for which being is primal even as little as for transcendental philosophy (cf. "Outline of a System of Philosophy of Nature). ..."
7. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, J. M. D. Meiklejohn (1878)
"But transcendental philosophy has this ... The cause of the superiority which, in this respect, transcendental philosophy possesses above all other sciences ..."