from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Philosophy Productive of effects outside the mind.
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- adj. Emanant; producing an effect outside of the mind. Compare immanent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Passing outward; operating outside of itself: opposed to immanent.
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- adj. of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind
The pluralism with which our view began has to give place to a monism; and the 'transeunt' interaction, being unintelligible as such, is to be understood as an immanent operation. [
(“Primary Truths” C 519/L 268), yet there can be no transeunt (i.e., intersubstantial) causation (Discourse on Metaphysics Â§14, GP iv 439/L 312).
Affectus parentum in foetus transeunt, et puerorum malicia parentibus imputanda, lib.
Leibniz, like Spinoza, rejected the possibility of transeunt causation among substances.
While Spinoza agreed with Descartes that God is the cause of all things, he regarded him not as a transeunt cause, creating the universe
The pluralism with which our view began has to give place to a monism; and the ˜transeunt™ interaction, being unintelligible as such, is to be understood as an immanent operation.
He is led to this conception by, among other things, the difficulties associated with the notion of metaphysical or transeunt causality.
Equo igitur in aquam impulso, omnes alij equi sequuntur illum, et sic transeunt fluuium.
Ligantque super cordam illam quasdam de Bucaramo scissiones, sub qua scilicet corda et ligaturis inter illos ignes transeunt homines, ac bestiæ ac stationes.
Soldainorum, Kerkisorum, Alanorum: qui omnes transeunt per cum quum vidunt ad curiam patris sui deferre ei munera, vnde magis amplectitur eos.