noegenesis

noun

noe·​genesis
¦nōē+
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Noegenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noegenesis. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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