- the power of abstract thought; logical power.
- Kantianism. the mental faculty resolving the sensory manifold into the transcendental unity of apperception.
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Origin of understanding
OTHER WORDS FROM understandingun·der·stand·ing·ly, adverbnon·un·der·stand·ing, adjective, nounnon·un·der·stand·ing·ly, adverbself-un·der·stand·ing, noun
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All of them involve how we see ourselves as a people and how our religious/spiritual views shape that self-understanding.
A philosophically educated and self-understanding mind is a part of absolute nature.The Positive Outcome of Philosophy|Joseph Dietzgen
"Self-understanding is the rarest of all gifts," the prince remarked.The Hillman|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Recognizing that your self-understanding is probably always imperfect does not mean that it is of little value.
He does not reach the real summit of self-understanding, for he remains with a merely subjective understanding of himself.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
But the objective of this book is to improve the general reliability of a person's self-diagnosis and self-understanding.