Definition of eidos
2 : the cognitive part of cultural structure made up of the criteria of credibility, the logic used in thinking and acting, and the basic ideas by which the members of a culture organize and interpret experience : logical structure the eidos is visible wherever group behavior is characterized by intellectual efforts of a similar kind — S. F. Nadel —contrasted with ethos
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Origin and Etymology of eidos
Greek, literally, shape, form — more at idol
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