- the power of abstract thought; logical power.
- Kantianism.the mental faculty resolving the sensory manifold into the transcendental unity of apperception.
Origin of understanding
Examples from the Web for self-understanding
Contemporary Examples of self-understanding
All of them involve how we see ourselves as a people and how our religious/spiritual views shape that self-understanding.The Faith-Based Big Tent
March 9, 2014
Historical Examples of self-understanding
"Self-understanding is the rarest of all gifts," the prince remarked.The Hillman
E. Phillips Oppenheim
He does not reach the real summit of self-understanding, for he remains with a merely subjective understanding of himself.
Recognizing that your self-understanding is probably always imperfect does not mean that it is of little value.
Again, you check those that seem most to apply to you and then confirm your self-understanding.
But the objective of this book is to improve the general reliability of a person's self-diagnosis and self-understanding.
Old English understandincge "comprehension," from understand (q.v.). Meaning "mutual agreement" is attested from 1803.