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tr.v. sub·lat·ed, sub·lat·ing, sub·lates Logic
To negate, deny, or contradict.

[From Latin sublātus, past participle of tollere, to take away : sub-, sub- + lātus, taken; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

sub·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.


vb (tr)
formal to deny
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Each new moment in the dialectical progression sublates the previous moments in order to move along the series to higher comprehension.
44 and 289-297) over against advaita ("nondualism"), which, however, sublates Jesus, church, and Bible as easily as devas, varnas, and Vedic injunctions (cf.
Their mutual indwelling (perichoresis) thus sublates vertical and horizontal differences.
He had learned from Aquinas that grace, even as it sublates nature, always respects nature's proper dynamisms.
On the contrary, the Torinese's philosophy sublates the concrete and determinately historical dimensions of Christianity into the philosophical idea of an overarching weak thought, with religion now emptied of its authentic specificity for the sake of the secularized philosophy of nihilism.
And Hegel says it clearly: "To say that form determines essence means, therefore, that form in its distinguishing sublates this very distinguishing and is the self-identity which essence is as the subsistence of the determination" (Hegel's Science 450).
16) "[Color] enhances the plastic form in that it enhances the natural shadow," she elaborated elsewhere, "or it works against the natural plasticity of the support, sublates it optically.
God is the true God, spirit, because he is not merely Father, and hence closed up within himself, but because he is Son, because he became the other and sublates this other .
These periods are part of an enlightenment guaranteed by the Trinity: a myth that sublates the recognition of "God" as a "life, subject to suffering and becoming" (22) within ontotheology as anthropology (WI: 67-68), and that confines the trauma of the "rotary movement" to a paganism (38-39) that is decisively past.
Their anti-Semitism violently purges the Jewish community living in their midst and sublates the differences internal to their own community through the sanctification of the little boy, dissenter but martyr.
Additionally, the invocation of this "permanent principle" sublates difference (as manifested in the audience's grief) in the name of a greater power - God, Nature, Nation, etc.
As in Hegel, the master triumphs over the slave, sublates his identity, and projects his own onto the slave.