anstoss

[German ahn-shtaws]
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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.

Nearby words

  1. anshan,
  2. ansi,
  3. ansiform,
  4. anson,
  5. ansonia,
  6. answer,
  7. answer back,
  8. answer for,
  9. answer print,
  10. answer to

Origin of anstoss

From the German word Anstoss impetus, collision

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