dianoetic

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dianoetic

(ˌdaɪənəʊˈɛtɪk)
adj
(Philosophy) of or relating to thought, esp to discursive reasoning rather than intuition. Compare discursive2
[C17: from Greek dianoētikos, from dianoia the thinking process, an opinion, from dia- + noein to think]

dianoetic

relating to the operation of the mind through logical rather than intuitive thought processes; intellectual activity.
See also: Thinking
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dianoetic - proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
logical - capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"