- wisdom in determining ends and the means of attaining them.
Origin of phronesis
1885–90; < Greek phrónēsis thinking, equivalent to phronē- (verbid stem of phroneîn to think; akin to phrēn mind) + -sis -sis
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Examples from the Web for phronesis
Phronesis puts up his umbrella, and goes home as fast as he can.
But are you sure that Aristotles Phronesis is indeed the right sort of Phronesis?
Phronesis, with her prize, turned to the way by which she had ascended, regained her chariot and Reason her charioteer.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor