supersensual


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supersensual

(ˌsuːpəˈsɛnjʊəl)
adj
transcending the senses
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There is no man who does not anticipate a supersensual utility in the sun and stars, earth and water.
The rays that Langley disowned, as well as those which he fathered, were occult, supersensual, irrational; they were a revelation of mysterious energy like that of the Cross; they were what, in terms of mediaeval science, were called immediate modes of the divine substance.
Well, she of "zephyr breath" blessed him from her "august motherhood," and he felt the "supersensual vibration to the extremities of [his] being." When she spoke, "the words proceeded from [his] own natural organs of articulation," and thus, through Teed's lips, she said: "Thou are chosen to redeem the race."
With characteristic self-confidence, Tyndall asserted that in earlier epochs humans believed that "supersensual beings" ruled and governed "natural phenomena," but later developed "scientific notions" to "place natural phenomena on a basis more congruent with themselves." According to his account, scientific rationality generated the "desire and determination to sweep from the field of theory this mob of gods and demons." (9) The Rubaiyat, on the other hand, neither discards the possibility of transcendence nor equates worldliness with the rational.
In his dialogue, The Supersensual Life, Boehme advises a disciple, "Blessed art thou therefore if that thou canst stand still from self-thinking and self-willing, and canst stop the wheel of thy imagination and senses; forasmuch as hereby thou mayest arrive at length to see the great Salvation of God, being made capable of all manner of divine sensations and heavenly communications" (Boehme 14; dialogue 1).
The electron inhabited a "supersensual" world that denied the observer not only the indefeasible immediacy of his senses, but because of its lack of dimensional extension, it defied classical conceptualizations of space and time altogether.
(14.) Ultimately, Coleridge's science of Method, in its effort to provide the "supersensual essence, which being at once the ideal of reason and the cause of the material world, is the pre-establisher of the harmony in and between both" is closer to the transcendental idealism of Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling, as we shall see in the discussion of Coleridge's Biographia Literaria (The Friend 463).
Bloom pulls back from the fragmentation implicit in both alienated mastery and supersensual loss of self: he thinks mimesis.
The Surrealism Galleries (Menil Collection, Houston) and the Adolpho Leirner Collection of Brazilian Constructive Art (Museum of Fine Arts Houston) This fall I was reminded why I do what I do after seeing two inspiring, supersensual, and visionary collections of work in Houston.
The individual is forced "to accept first the service of, and later on absorption in, the primary Whole, a sensual or supersensual objectivity" (AV B 105).
I demanded that Disney be recognized as a supersensual experience that copied much from Coney while also adapting selected aspects of the genteel critique of industrial saturnalia and creating a genuinely new understanding of the playful crowd around the "wondrous" child.