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anstoss

[ German ahn-shtaws ]
/ German ˈɑn ʃtɔs /
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noun, plural an·stös·se [German ahn-shtœ-suh]. /German ˈɑn ʃtœ sə/.
(in the philosophy of Fichte) any of the six successive steps by which the absolute ego attains self-knowledge.
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Origin of anstoss

From the German word Anstoss impetus, collision
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