Definitions

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  • n. The cognitive process; cognition.

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  • n. The consciousness side to duality of noesis and noema.

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  • n. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Etymologies

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Greek noēsis, understanding, from noein, to perceive, from nous, mind.

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From Ancient Greek νόησις (noēsis, "concept”, “idea”, “intelligence”, “understanding"), from νοεῖν (noein, "to intend”, “to perceive”, “to see”, “to understand") (from νοῦς (nous, "mind”, “thought"), from νόος (noos)) + -σις (-sis), suffix forming nouns of action.

Examples

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  • The Lab posted a recording journeying of the New royalty Times R&D work this morning, where the rattling forward-looking production colossus is exploring structure to have its noesis ...

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  • October 5, 2009 at 2:02 pm kitteh haz an pinkee noesis peejay!

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  • (Ratio and intellectus recall in some ways dianoia and noesis in Plato's famous image of the divided line.)

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  • Who knows, maybe this is modify feat to noesis the incoming procreation of the BBC's iPlayer?

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  • The prospect of a “return” to commentary, whatever forms it may take, renders conspicuous and questionable some of the most hallowed and taken-for-granted assumptions about the nature of scholarly practice, for instance: the distinction between primary and secondary text; the primacy of noesis over poesis, or thinking over making; the synthetic, thesis-driven, and polemical character of understanding; and so forth.

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  • Not umteen eld ago, fill had to pay large amounts to check movies online and had to be noesis with watching virtuous a soft leave of the flick.

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  • The giver of the name wanted to express his longing of the soul, for the original name was neoesis, and not noesis.

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  • The philosophical analysis of this immediacy is phenom - enology, itself based on a double binary structure of noesis/noema and formal/material.

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  • * Ou gar ti ekineito par 'auto, ou thumos, ouk epithumia allou paren auto, anabebekoti; all' ou de logos, ou de tis noesis; ou d 'holos autos, ei dei kai touto legein; all' hosper harpastheis e enthousiasas hesuche en eremo katastasei gegenetai atremei, te autou ousia oudamou apoklinon, oude peri auton strephomenos, hestos pante kai hoion stasis genomenos;: [4949] 1

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  • Sounds like an internet meme to me. "Oh noesis!"

    October 15, 2007

  • May 9, 2007