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The idea of a transcendent God

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'Transcend' comes from the Latin 'tran(s)cendere': 'to climb over or beyond, surmount.' Obsolete uses of 'transcend' reflect this origin, having to do with the surmounting of some obstacle. 'A transcends B' has also been used to imply the relative superiority of A to B. 'Transcendent' has had a technical use in philosophy, where it tends to represent that which falls outside the bounds of some standard classification.

Running through the various senses of 'transcendent' is the idea ...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
1972
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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