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Definition of Transcendentalists

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advocate of transcendentalism, one who supports transcendental philosophy
Transcendentalists Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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1. advocate of Transcendentalism
(hypernym) philosopher
Transcendentalists Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Transcendentalists Those who assert that true knowledge is obtained by faculties of the mind which transcend sensory experience; those who exalt intuition above empirical knowledge, or that derived from the sense organs, and even that derived from ordinary mentation. Used in modern times of some post-Kantian German philosophers, and of the school of Emerson. The term, however, has been used in different senses by different people.
Transcendentalists Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Transcendentalism was a philosophical movement that developed in the late 1820s and 1830s in the eastern region of the United States. The movement was a reaction to or protest against the general state of intellectualism and spirituality. The doctrine of the Unitarian church as taught at Harvard Divinity School was of particular interest.

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