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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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Sublating these two states of being proves to be impossible.
The novel also points to the possibility of sublating the Tough Jew ideal and reshaping Jewish ethnic and masculine identities in the post-Holocaust era with the new historical memories and diasporic experiences.
Spirit emerges as historical only for the purpose of sublating its own historicity as historical being.
What he really wished, but failed to achieve was a dialectical synthesis, sublating the contradiction between the old (premodern) self and the foreign (modern) other.
Perhaps it is necessary to hum He humankind in this way--denuding our imagination, sublating our reason--to bring a sense of discovery back to an era in which we are otherwise more likely to witness the disappearance of things rather than their emergence.
It is in life and organic nature in general that Hegel sees serf-determination arising: "In nature life appears as the highest stage, a stage that nature's externality [ihrer Ausserlichkeit] attains by withdrawing into itself and sublating itself in subjectivity [sich in der Subjektivitdt aufhebt].
7) This community would attain organic unity through sublating the law, or the letter of the law, which Paul casts as undermining individual and community cohesion, inflaming antagonisms, and fostering the corruptions of sin and death.
15) In the same way, he saw that a healthy sociocultural order, while sublating the purely economic order, needs to respect the proper dynamisms of that order.
Instead, Hegel depicts causality as involving a process of reciprocal action, in which putative causes and effects, both substances, are considered equally determinate, each sublating the other, as in a symmetrical relationship.
Discussing religion, Ludger Hagedorn considers the prevalence of Christian motifs in Patocka's thought, but also considers how they point paradoxically toward a more authentic post-Christianity that would, in sublating the tension between faith and knowledge, surpass the dichotomy of myth and enlightenment.
Whereas testimonials and the content of postmemory are highly individual, memorial sites, museums, and medialized commodifications invariably run the risk of removing if not sublating the actual events to an abstract level, making the confrontation with them emotionally less powerful and thus less effective.
One reaches this related sense by distinguishing between sublated and sublating operations, and by defining the sublating operations, and by defining the sublating operations as going beyond the sublated, introducing a radically new principle, respecting the integrity of the sublated, and bestowing upon them a higher significance and a wider relevance.