- of or relating to the mind.
- originating in or apprehended by the reason.
Origin of noetic
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Examples from the Web for noetic
Much is made of Noetic Science and the important experiments with the Random Number Generators.Debunking Dan Brown
September 20, 2009
The school was called from its liberalism the Noetic school.Edward Caldwell Moore
It is a sort of mental equivalent for them, their epistemological function, their value in noetic terms.The Meaning of Truth
Empiricism on the other hand is satisfied with the type of noetic unity that is humanly familiar.Pragmatism
- of or relating to the mind, esp to its rational and intellectual faculties
C17: from Greek noētikos, from noein to think, from nous the mind
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Word Origin and History for noetic
"pertaining to the intellect," 1650s, from Greek noetikos "intelligent," from noesis (see noesis).
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