belief in existence of noumena

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • noumenon — /ˈnumənɒn/ (say noohmuhnon), /ˈnaʊ / (say now ) noun (plural noumena /ˈnumənə/ (say noohmuhnuh), /ˈnaʊ / (say now )) 1. (in Kantian philosophy) that which can be the object only of a purely intellectual (non sensuous) intuition; essentially, a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • noumenon —   n. (pl. mena) object perceived by intellect or reason alone.    ♦ noumenal, a.    ♦ noumenalism, n. belief in existence of noumena …   Dictionary of difficult words

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