noumenon


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nou·me·non

 (no͞o′mə-nŏn′)
n. pl. nou·me·na (-nə)
In the philosophy of Kant, an object as it is in itself independent of the mind, as opposed to a phenomenon. Also called thing-in-itself.

[German, from Greek nooumenon, from neuter present passive participle of noein, to perceive by thought, from nous, mind.]

nou′men·al (-mə-nəl) adj.

noumenon

(ˈnuːmɪnən; ˈnaʊ-)
n, pl -na (-nə)
1. (Philosophy) (in the philosophy of Kant) a thing as it is in itself, not perceived or interpreted, incapable of being known, but only inferred from the nature of experience. Compare phenomenon3 See also thing-in-itself
2. (Philosophy) the object of a purely intellectual intuition
[C18: via German from Greek: thing being thought of, from noein to think, perceive; related to nous mind]
ˈnoumenal adj
ˈnoumenalism n
ˈnoumenalist n, adj
ˌnoumeˈnality n
ˈnoumenally adv

nou•me•non

(ˈnu məˌnɒn)

n., pl. -na (-nə).
something that can be the object only of a purely intellectual, nonsensuous intuition.
[1790–1800; < Greek nooúmenon a thing being perceived, n. use of neuter of passive present participle of noeîn to perceive]
nou′me•nal, adj.

noumenon Kantianism.

1. that which can be the object only of a purely intellectual, nonsensuous intuition, the thing-in-itself (Ding an Sich).
2. an unknowable object (as God), the existence of which is not capable of proof. — noumenal, adj.
See also: Philosophy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noumenon - the intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception
cognitive content, mental object, content - the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
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References in classic literature ?
PHENOMENON and NOUMENON were bandied back and forth.
If by 'noumenon' we mean a thing so far as it is not an object of our sensible intuition, and so abstract from our mode of intuiting it, this is a noumenon in the negative sense of the term.
La no aceptacion de la res nullius y la afirmacion de que solo el estado hace posible la possessio noumenon, son las enunciaciones que revelan como entiende Kant la relacion entre su teoria juridica y su teoria moral, y por que cree que puede establecer esta relacion mientras sigue introduciendo el requisito de coaccion para la exigencia de derechos, y que puede defender la distincion, el estatus no moral, sino "obligatorio", de los deberes juridicos.
China's outdoor sports industry structure currently is that the development of outdoor sports noumenon industry obviously lag behind the development of sporting goods.
In Schopenhauer the Real is reintroduced not in the service of some hypothetical matter but as the inconceivable noumenon or Will, of which all that we can perceive is the objectification.
As a human being I am crippled into not accepting anything that cannot be proven, and if the likes of Kant can spend a lifetime and come up with something as intellectually torturous as the Noumenon, I have long accepted I am unlikely to ever be able to join the dots and join those happy spiritual people around me.
Este puede ser considerado simplemente en su humanidad entendida como estatus de un animal racional o dotado de razon (vernunftiges Wesen), limitado al uso instrumental de la razon para fines cualesquiera, como homo phaenomenon; pero tambien puede ser visto como un ser racional, un ser de la razon (Vernunftwesen), que mediante su libertad interna es interpelado por la razon practica, es decir, estrictamente en su personalidad, su dimension de homo noumenon.
Immanuel Kant is associated in the West with an epistemological split between the phenomenon (the appearance that one encounters) and the noumenon (the reality behind what one encounters).
In the Records of the Search for the Mysteries of the Avatamsaka Sutra (Huayanjing tanxuanji), Fazang claimed that the conception of "the dharma-world of the phenomena (shifajie) and "the dharma-world of the noumenon" (lifajie) implies not only "the unobstructed interpenetration of noumenon and phenomena (lishiwuaifajie) but also "the unobstructed interpenetration among phenomena" {shishiwuaifajie).
Lo que se mienta con ello puede explicarse una vez mas en conexion con Kant: en la Critica del Juicio, Kant dice que hay al menos una idea de la razon, que al mismo tiempo se encuentra "entre los hechos", a saber la "idea de la libertad" (15); el pensamiento de la libertad, sin cuya realizacion no es posible la autoconciencia humana (incluso tampoco la del determinista), y que, sin embargo, no puede ser alcanzado simplemente de manera conceptual por el entendimiento, ni, sobre todo, mas alla del continuo de los fenomenos; une en ese sentido el mundo inteligible y el sensible, es decir, en el esta superada ya en si la diferencia de homo noumenon y homo phaenomenon.
Do ponto de vista de Platao, e necessario buscar o conceito de polis e de justica como coisa em si, portanto como noumenon, nao na experiencia, mas na esfera exclusiva do inteligivel.
The Phenomenon and the Noumenon of Time 2(2): 294-316.