noegenesis

noun noe·genesis \¦nōē+\

Definition of noegenesis

  1. :  a schema for the production of knowledge including three processes: (1) observation; (2) discovery of relations; and (3) the bringing to mind or the creation of ideas that stand in a given relation to given ideas

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Origin and Etymology of noegenesis

New Latin, from Greek noē- (as in noēma, understanding, thought, noēsis intelligence, understanding) + genesis


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