- pertaining to dianoia.
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These intellectual virtues are called by Aristotle dianoetic.
Virtues are divided into ethical and intellectual (dianoetic); and so are the contrary vices.
But the aim is after all the life of the intellect, and the "dianoetic" virtues are superior to the practical.
On this double requirement he founded two kinds of virtue, the intellectual (dianoetic) and the practical.Theoretical Ethics
Happiness, therefore, consists in the combination of dianoetic and ethical virtues.
- of or relating to thought, esp to discursive reasoning rather than intuitionCompare discursive (def. 2)