Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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

Greek noēsis, understanding, from noein, to perceive, from nous, mind.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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. (Wiktionary)

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