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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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Which does not mean my existence reinvested in or by community, as if community were another subject that would sublate me, in a dialectical or communal mode.
Freud's dismissal of the need for evidence, or for logic, demonstrates the construction of the European Christian self as a process whose urgency overrides the historical specificity of what it is attempting to contain and sublate.
Houlgate's interpretation of mechanical memory is highly suggestive and anticipates the reading developed in this article: mechanical memory allows spirit to suspend meaning, and so spirit can sublate even itself.
Scholars of philosophy show that German philosopher Georg Hegel's (1770-1831) system of thought, though not every subsection of it, is an integral part of the controversial history of Western metaphysics, even if--or rather because--he intended to sublate that history in his philosophy.
In his section titled "The Tragic" in Nietzsche and Philosophy, Deleuze laid out a non-dialectical, non-Hegelian Nietzsche who affirms tragedy without trying to sublate it.
This might be reformulated in Marxist phrasing as the machines think us--the General Intellect becomes an oppressive collective will, alienated from us--which of course we need to sublate.
You cannot subtract violence from class domination peacefully if, as a class and for a class, you intend to sublate that domination.
In its blending of ambivalent meanings connoted by the concept of avatar, the movie self-consciously attempts to pitch for a monstrous pedagogical engagement of each with each in order to mediate and ultimately sublate the tension between the organic and the machinic (or the Epimethean and the Promethean6) traditions.
The audience is the poetry but needs the poet (apparently in a superior position) to sublate them.
The best of Postmodern theory means to answer to the very humanist desire to create more freedom and authenticity for people, but it also recognizes, as does West, in that complex difficulty it is postmodern thought (small p) that can also help us to sublate and transcend this historical moment, to invent the next one with a new dialectic to engage; that is, do the second half of our jobs as Humanities scholars and responsibly imagine a future fit for living with our students.
They observe and describe their own performance, and this does not sublate the relativity, in principle, of all observation and description to a system .