ratio cognoscendi

noun
ra·​tio cog·​no·​scen·​di | \ˈrätēˌōˌkȯgnəˈsken(ˌ)dē\
plural rationes cognoscendi\ˌrätēˈō(ˌ)nāˌskȯg-​ \

Definition of ratio cognoscendi 

: the ground of knowledge : something through or by means of which a thing is known

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