Origin of conation
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In other words, whatever the history of this conation may be, it is now a unity or whole.An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy|W. Tudor Jones
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Word Origin for conation
Word Origin and History for conation
in philosophical use from 1836, from Latin conationem (nominative conatio) "an endeavoring, effort," noun of action from past participle stem of conari "to endeavor, to try," from PIE *kona-, from root *ken- "to set oneself in motion."