Rejected by the middle class, which he loathed, he had shot up at once into the highest circles by his wit, his dustmanship (which he carried like a banner), and his Nietzschean transcendence
of good and evil.
This would have done better in poesy, where transcendences
are more allowed.
The introduction includes a biographical sketch, an account of his influence on some important twentieth century French philosophers, an account of his introduction of selected philosophical movements and figures into France, and finally his own original approaches to transcendence
and the concrete.
and Sensoriness: Perceptions, Revelation, and the Arts
This latest brought to mind personal occasions of transcendence
as experienced through following God's directives.
The term is "techno-optimism," and Transcendence
has it in abundance.
Shai Held, Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence
At times clumsily told, Transcendence
highlights interesting dilemmas, life-changing innovations, and ideological tensions that will accompany real-life advances in artificial intelligence and nanotechnology.
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is a "sci-fi" story about a scientist dedicated to know and dig deep into the entirety of the universe.
That kind of turning point is a film's emotional core, but Transcendence
doesn't do enough with it.
The good news is that Transcendence
is perfectly watchable, has some interesting themes about medical progress and brilliant cinematography too.