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Meaning of NOUMENON

Pronunciation:  'noomu`nân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception
 

NOUMENON is a 8 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: thing-in-itself
 
 See Also: cognitive content, content, mental object

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nou"me*non\, n. [NL. fr. Gr. ? the thing perceived, p.
pr. pass. of ? to perceive, ? the mind.] (Metaph.)
The of itself unknown and unknowable rational object, or
thing in itself, which is distinguished from the {phenomenon}
through which it is apprehended by the senses, and by which
it is interpreted and understood; -- so used in the
philosophy of Kant and his followers.

 

 

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