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transcendentalism

tran·scen·den·tal·ism

transcendentalism

pronunciation:
traen sen den t lih zm
part of speech: noun
definition: (sometimes pl.) any of several philosophies based on the belief that reality can be known only through intuition, spiritual guidance, or the study of the processes of thought, and not through sensory or objective experience.
derivations: transcendentalist (adj.), transcendentalist (n.)