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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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Byrne, "Consciousness: Levels, Sublations, and the Subject as Subject," METHOD: Journal of Lonergan Studies 13 (1995) 131-50.
93) But to appeal to the sublation of the levels of consciousness does not infer that any one of the patterns is taken up and absorbed by the other.
LeWitt, in somewhat art-world permanent-revolution spirit, leaps from his Constructivist phase directly into Conceptualism, bypassing Minimalisms unacknowledged sublations of his early 60s gestures.
If neurosis allegorically disperses language and events, Auxilio Lacouture's voice approximates one of the several intellectual dissidents that Kristeva evokes in stating, "Precisely through the excesses of the languages whose very multitude is the only sign of life, one can attempt to bring about multiple sublations of the unnamable, the unrepresentable, the void.
Her overall themes are sublations in tragedy and comedy, ethical life and the history plays, and the romance plays and absolute knowing.
Although the direct connection between the Aufhebung of the slave and Absolute Knowing is perhaps disingenuous (for the Phenomenology of Spirit does not end with the Slave, not all of its transitions and sublations can be explained in an identical manner, and drawing such a connection to Absolute Knowing risks neglecting what lies between), what is clear, for our purposes, is that for Derrida and Bataille the logic of exchange that inflects all of Hegel's dialectical philosophy is first revealed in the figure of the slave.
Furthermore, Derrida and Bataille take the master to be a mere moment on the way to slavish sublation.
Only a philosophical history of philosophy can capture the inwardizing or recollective dimension of spirit's external development, namely by reconstructing the successive sublations of philosophic principles in the history of the systems.
Self-consciousness is a concept that the understanding cannot analyze because it involves the sublation, and thus the inclusion, of a contradiction.
Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies 12 (1994) 1-36; Tad Dunne, "Being in Love," Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies 13 (1995) 161-75; Patrick Byrne, "Consciousness: Levels, Sublations, and the Subject as Subject," Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies 13 (1995) 131-50.
It entails the hierarchical integration or sublation of lower level capacities into higher order flexible circles of recurrence schemes.
But this alteration is the sublation of existing capacities into new circles of recurrence schemes.