Meaning of transcendentalism
Pronunciation: (tran"sen-den'tl-iz"um, -sun-), [key]
- transcendental character, thought, or language.
- Also called transcenden&prim;tal philos&prim;ophy. any philosophy based upon the doctrine that the principles of reality are to be discovered by the study of the processes of thought, or a philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical: in the U.S., associated with Emerson.
- transcendentalism (Thesaurus)