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What is transcendental?

In mathematics, a transcendental number is a number that is not the root (or solution) of any polynomial equation whose coefficients are rational.
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Why was transcendentalism important?

Intellectually Transcendentalism stresses the search for truth.  Truth to Transcendentalists is defined as anything an individual  considers to be the truth based on their o (MORE)

Who were the transcendentals?

They were American philosophers such as Emerson and Thoreau who flourished in the first half of the 1800's.
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What did transcendentalism teach?

The principals of realty are to be discovered by the study of the  processes of thought, or a philosphy emphasizing the spiritual  above the empirical
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What does transcendentally mean?

From the Merriam-Webster dictionary: 1. of or relating to a spiritual or nonphysical realm: the transcendental importance of each person's soul. • (in Kantian philosophy) pr (MORE)