Dec 14, 2004

Sublation: From the Latin sublatio, meaning to take or carry away, the removal, elevation or detachment of a part. The traditional translation of Aufhebung, a term of Hegel's for "the simultaneous negation and retention of what is being surpassed by the progress of dialectical thought."

(Dissemination, by Jaques Derrida, trans. by Barbara Johnson, pg 4, footnote 2).