Noesis



[noh-ee-sis] /noʊˈi sɪs/

noun
1.
(in Greek philosophy) the exercise of reason.
2.
Psychology. cognition; the functioning of the intellect.
/nəʊˈiːsɪs/
noun
1.
(philosophy) the exercise of reason, esp in the apprehension of universal forms Compare dianoia
2.
(psychol) the mental process used in thinking and perceiving; the functioning of the intellect See also cognition
n.

1820, from Greek noesis “intelligence, thought,” from noein “to have mental perception,” from noos “mind, thought.”

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