Philosophy & Meaning of the TRANSCEND Approach

The study of religious ideologies is an arduous endeavour that calls for expertise in a wide range of fields of thinking. Establishing direct comparisons across philosophical and cognitive systems is difficult since the flow of knowledge shifts throughout time. Even though it is important to consider variations in sociological, economic, and political settings when investigating the philosophy of religions across geographical domains, doing so may deepen our religious understanding.

What is Transcendence?

Due to its etymologically of "to ascend" or "to go beyond," the philosophical terms "spiritual" as well as "omnipotence" each have three distinct but connected philosophical definitions: those of Ancient Philosophical, Medieval Ethos, as well as Modern Ethos. Many theorists use the word transcendence, often used in tandem with its opposite, immortality. Each physicist's theoretical stance results in a somewhat different interpretation of "transcendence." In everyday use, "spirituality" refers to a direct encounter with God or perhaps the divine, who is often pictured as perfect, everlasting, and limitless. Mysticism and pessimistic philosophy both acknowledge the difficulty of putting the ineffable into words. Specifically, negativity theology aims to characterize the transcendental by denying the existence of the limited and dependent.

Transcend and Religion

As a component of the concepts known as transcendence and animating principle, the word transcending is sometimes used to describe God's relationship to the created order. In this context, "transcendent" signifies that God does not exist inside this world in any way, shape, or form. This interpretation stems from the Aristotelian conception of God as the driving force, a transcendental, immaterial self-awareness. On the other extreme, immanence-based ideologies like stoicism and the views of Spinoza and Deleuze hold that God is present in the universe. As such, Plato's Thoughts are likewise examples of things that transcend nature. According to Plato, the imperfection of the natural universe reflects the perfection and absolute nature of the concept of beauty. Similarly, the Idea of the Beautiful is unchanging, flawless, perfect, and supra-natural. On the other hand, righteousness inside reality is relative to the ideal and subject to change and limitation.

Kant's Theory of Transcend

Kant introduced a new meaning of the word "transcendental" to contemporary philosophical discourse. This idea is fundamental to his theory of knowledge since it addresses the prerequisites for knowing. He also contrasted the word transcend with transcending, which refers to "that which goes above" human understanding. To him, the transcendent entailed understanding how things are conceivable a priori through our cognitive faculties. To be transcendent, an entity must play a part in the mind's "constituting" of things, allowing us to have object experiences initially. Understanding things is what we call "ordinary knowledge," whereas information about how we may have object experiences is what we call "transcendent expertise." This stems from Kant's adoption of David Hume's claim that we cannot infer some broad characteristics of things from our sensory experiences.

According to Kant, our minds should supply those qualities to perceive things as objects. Kant asserts that self-awareness and object consciousness are inextricably linked in the "Transcendental Argument of the Classes," the meat of his Criticism of Pure Logic. The brain synthesizes the organization of things with its cohesion. Many philosophers who study Kant have speculated on the metaphysical issue of personal meditation and what makes it possible. As Valentin Balanovskiy demonstrates, this is a unique tool built into human minds, a means by which people may identify themselves as distinct from the rest of the material world. Stephen Infomercial claims that Kant appeals to religion to solve this issue. The transcendence, as opposed to the rational, is what Kant considers to be outside the permissible scope of human knowledge. Hegel rebutted Kant by arguing that knowing a border entails knowing what it binds and, by extension, what is really beyond it.

Jean's Theory of Transcend

The "transcendent" in Husserl refers to an entity outside of human awareness or a physical truth instead of a mental process. Phenomenologists use the word "noema" to describe the final destination of an aim or purpose for awareness. Jean-Paul Sartre, too, writes of ethereal states in his books. In Just being and Insignificance, Sartre used the concept of transcendence to characterize our relationships to the objective world and to the natural ties we have with others. According to Sartre, the for-itself might be seen as a transcend.

Furthermore, if the other is only seen as a thing, as any other thing, then the other is a cosmic consciousness. It is called overcoming whenever the for-itself understands the other person in the other's universe and understands the other's objectivity. Thus, for Sartre, transcending is the defining characteristic of human relationships. German philosopher Helmut Holz is using a comprehensive approach to developing a new kind of transcendent thought in the modern day. Holz separated neo-Kantianism from pure philosophy. He critically analyzed subjective pragmatics and the connections between subjective thought, techno, and post-modernity.

Conflict Resolution

The case is for restoring the priority of the core conflict, the contradiction, or the incompatibility itself. It is beneficial to heal wounded egos and educate non-aggressive conduct. However, difficult, underlying issues must be addressed and educated in deep emotions, the most basic of which is hate of the other side for not "seeing the light," i.e. surrendering and being aggressive. Failure to consider the entire triangle results in three fundamental and common faults in dispute resolution

  • The A-mistake, the liberal error, focuses solely on attitudes, making people more loving (religious) and conscious of their mental baggage (psychological). There is no contradiction.

  • The B-mistake, or conservative fallacy, in which conduct is only modified by putting a lid on violent behaviour. No block is removed.

  • The C-mistake, a Marxist error that focuses solely on the conflict between labour and capital, ignoring the consequences to the mind and body. We know what happened: the destructive forces in A and B caught up with and destroyed Soviet achievements.

Generally, the following five processes encourage disputing parties to refrain from calculating their respective positions and moving toward new and creative perspectives on the problem.

  • The first step will be to investigate the harmful objectives (fears) and positive goals (hopes) going beyond public posturing. The positive objective is to be surrounded (and confirmed!) by one's kind in a safe, economical and physical environment.

  • A second procedure will not attempt to discourage the party from its aims but will instead delve further into the nature of the goals. The larger the goal's vision, the more likely it is that some viewpoint may be established.

  • A third phase, the kernel, will provide cognitive space for novel outcomes that the participants had not anticipated. These results will be related to the parties' various aims, such as assuaging anxieties and fulfilling desires from a different perspective. Much imagination is required at this level. This is where good results may be expanded by creating positive goals that overlap for both parties.

  • In the fourth step, each conflict party and conflict worker will collaborate to create a new cognitive space, perceiving the old objectives as suboptimal and simple and defining larger goals.

  • A fifth procedure will investigate if all partners in the new cognitive space agree on the same points.


In conclusion, to transcend anything is to go beyond it; to transcend one is to move within one's former self. It is often held that those who have had a mystical experience have reached a very high point of self-transcendence, where they no longer feel like a distinct individual. Consciousness is a personal factor in the Character and Character Inventory that is heritable and statistically quantifiable.

Updated on: 15-Feb-2023


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