res cogitans

noun
res co·​gi·​tans | \ (ˈ)rāsˈkȯgəˌtän(t)s, (ˈ)rēzˈkäjəˌtanz \

Definition of res cogitans

: a thinking thing (as the mind or soul)

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“Res cogitans.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/res%20cogitans. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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