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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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According to the law of negative economy, life and death become the moments of the negation and sublation which relate to each other and increase the entropy of abstraction of the dialectical circle where power, reaching its highest point of presence, sublates itself as the objectless structure of reality.
Just as to ourselves the concept of spirit came to be when we entered into religion, namely, as the movement of spirit certain of itself which forgives evil and therein lets go of its own simplicity and rigid unchangeableness, or the movement in which the absolute opposites recognize themselves to be the same, and this recognition bursts forth as the Yes between these extreme terms--so too the religious consciousness to which the absolute essence is revealed intuits this latter concept, and it sublates the difference between its own self and what it intuits.
Yet, as discussed at length in the previous sub-section, the problem of domination and servitude within these various moments of the self would be solved if it could be demonstrated that the empirical self completely negates and sublates the whole expanse of nature, or the objective object, which seemingly confronts it.
At this point, the artist's founding vision or intuition is depicted as an excavational ideal that sublates its materials as so much ore to be mined, worked, and transcended.
One might describe his pleasure as "a jouissance attained through sucking" (Copjec, 1994: 128), which, as with all the vampires in Rice's tales, never fully sublates and leads to ultimate disappointment.
Robinson Crusoe sublates this questioning to an offstage conversion; Foe leaves it suspended, without resolution.
It simultaneously reveals and sublates hidden emotional conflicts, functioning as the manly, cool, and ultimately empty "face" of individual trauma.
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.
sublates the activity of the first substance; but the first substance is likewise this sublation of its immediacy or of the effect posited in it, so that it sublates the activity of the second, too, and reacts.