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noetic

[noh-et-ik] /noʊˈɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the mind.
2.
originating in or apprehended by the reason.
Origin of noetic
1645-1655
1645-55; < Greek noētikós intelligent, equivalent to nóē(sis) noesis + -tikos -tic
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  • Empiricism on the other hand is satisfied with the type of noetic unity that is humanly familiar.

    Pragmatism William James
  • The school was called from its liberalism the noetic school.

    Edward Caldwell Moore Edward Moore
  • It is a sort of mental equivalent for them, their epistemological function, their value in noetic terms.

    The Meaning of Truth William James
British Dictionary definitions for noetic

noetic

/nəʊˈɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the mind, esp to its rational and intellectual faculties
Word Origin
C17: from Greek noētikos, from noein to think, from nous the mind
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Word Origin and History for noetic
adj.

"pertaining to the intellect," 1650s, from Greek noetikos "intelligent," from noesis (see noesis).

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