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Definition of the noun noesis

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noun - plural: noeses

  1. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

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  1. The consciousness side to duality of noesis and noema.


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  1. Noesis is a domain-specific search engine and open access journal for academic philosophy. The current online version is a prototype release. Noesis may be treated as a sort of clearinghouse for scholarly e-journals in philosophy.
  2. Noesis: In philosophy, noesis means understanding, as the ability to sense, or know something, immediately.

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Google previewPhenomenological Research Methods (1994)

by Clark Moustakas

The noesis refers to the act of perceiving, feeling, thinking, remembering, or judging — all of which are embedded with...

Noesis is the way in which the what is experienced, the experiencing or act of experiencing, the subject-correlate (p. 43).

Google previewFlesh and Body (2014)

On the Phenomenology of Husserl by Didier Franck

Each particular object refers to a horizon that, ultimately, is the world itself; each noesis refers to the entirety of transcendental life. Intentional analysis is an analysis of the transcendental ego inasmuch as it includes and constitutes all possible ...

Google previewThe Resounding Soul (2016)

Reflections on the Metaphysics and Vivacity of the Human Person by Eric Austin Lee, Samuel Kimbriel

Our words suggest our reasoning, our thinking, nous, noesis, etc., are an almost intuitive understanding of reality.40 Nous is more an organ of mystical union and noesis is a form of a deeper, simpler, contemplative thinking. As already ...

Google previewCritique, Action, and Liberation (1995)

by James L. Marsh

Noesis is a conscious act, noema the content or object of the act. Understanding is to life world as explanation is to system.1 Dialectic of Life-World and System Reacting against an obviously deficient positivism and scientism and objectivism a ...

Google previewAnalysis and Science in Aristotle (1997)

New Essays on Auto/Biography by Patrick H. Byrne

Quite simply, noesis is a movement ( kinesis) ...

Google previewFacts and Values (2012)

Philosophical Reflections from Western and Non-Western Perspectives by M.C. Doeser, J.N. Kraay

But whereas the shift from dianoia to noesis is a shift within the Overarching framework of the intelligible, the transition from dharma to moksha seems more radical and this now has to be elucidated. Even though the word dharmik serves in ...

Google previewSchutz’s Theory of Relevance: A Phenomenological Critique (2012)

by R.R. Cox

A particular noesis is a reality, a mental process which occurs at a unique time and is a unique, particular thing itself. The unique noesis, cannot be repeated, duplicated, nor be shared with or occur in another person's mental life; hence, these ...

Google previewThe Nation (1916)

Noesis means that, on the contrary, every step in a truly mental process is determined by a plan of the whole. Whether we are remembering a piece of music or a series of events, or whether we are engaged in an act of musical or literary ...

Google previewThe Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy (2008)

by Nicholas Bunnin, Jiyuan Yu

noesis Ancient Greek philosophy, modern European philosophy, philosophy of mind [Greek, variously translated as intellection, intelligence, and understanding; it is cognate with the verb noein and its object to noeton] In a wider sense ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy (2009)

by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

Fora more focussed search, which cuts outmany irrelevant links fromother search sites, Noesis,, is very useful. Itsearchesfor Philosophy sites, books, texts andreviews in away that minimizes the chancesof including ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Critical Theory (2010)

by Ian Buchanan

noesis and ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Genealogy to Iqbal (1998)

by Edward Craig

Noesis. The noema is an abstract structure that can in principle be the same from act to act, in the unlikely case that at two different occasions we should have the same kind of experience of the same object from the same point of view, with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Political Thought (set) (2013)

by Gregory Claeys

This differentiating unfolding of experience is the source of truth and order in politics and history as it becomes articulate in the lives and work of the great contemplatives from its mythic beginnings through individual philosophers' noesis and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017)

by Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Moral Intelligence: Elements of Ethics for Cognitive and Moral Agents, Noesis. Travaux du Comité Roumain d' Histoire ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

noesis n. The act or process of *thinking or *perceiving, the functioning of intellect, or the exercise of *reason.

Google previewThe Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2005)

by Edward Craig

Noesis. The noema is an abstract structure that can in ...

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