Pantheism vs Transcendentalism - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between pantheism and transcendentalism
is that pantheism
is while transcendentalism
is the transcending, or going beyond, empiricism, and ascertaining a priori the fundamental principles of human knowledge.
* sometimes hyphenated or expressed as a phrase: pan-theism', ' pan theism
* sometimes either the P or (rarely) both the P and T are capitalized: Pantheism', ' PanTheism
* variations of capitalization and spacing may be combined: Pan-theism', '''Pan-Theism''', '''Pan Theism''', ' Pan theism
The belief that the universe is in some sense divine and should be revered. Pantheism identifies the universe with God but denies any personality or transcendence of such a God.
(rare) The belief in all gods; omnitheism.
The transcending, or going beyond, empiricism, and ascertaining a priori the fundamental principles of human knowledge.
Ambitious and imaginative vagueness in thought, imagery, or diction.
A philosophy which holds that reasoning is key to understanding reality (associated with Kant); philosophy which stresses intuition and spirituality (associated with Ralph Waldo Emerson); transcendental character or quality.
A movement of writers and philosophers in New England in the 19th century who were loosely bound together by adherence to an idealistic system of thought based on a belief in the essential supremacy of insight over logic and experience for the revelation of the deepest truths.