self-knowledge


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au·tog·no·sis

(aw'tog-nō'sis),
Recognition of one's own character, tendencies, and peculiarities.
Synonym(s): self-knowledge
[auto- + G. gnōsis, knowledge]

self-knowledge

(sĕlf′nŏl′ĭj)
n.
Knowledge or understanding of one's own nature, abilities, and limitations; insight into oneself.
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Such distorted love is intimately connected to a failure in self-knowledge, as Rowan Williams points out in his comments on Augustine's anthropology:
3) as found for instance in Plato's Alcibiades I: "for the first time an explicit connection between the mirrored gaze and a form of self-knowledge that seems to rely on no human intervention in the closed circle of the gaze" (p.
While it has been reported that anxiety increases when there is widely spaced exposure to anxiety ensuing situations, (2) such performances increase the musician's confidence level, and the performer is able to gain self-knowledge within the performance venue.
Sun Tzu's thesis is based on self-knowledge, like the words placed by the seven wise men at the gates of the Oracle of Delphi: nosce te ipsum or 'know yourself'.
The forgiveness we receive from our own confessions forms, reforms, and renews our self-knowledge and strength.
Assessing self-knowledge and knowledge of others in the organization.
Anne saw herself as having "a great deal of self-knowledge," Write a paragraph describing your personality.
The book, even without the new chapter, is what it was in 1985, a valuable addition to our county's self-knowledge as seen in our literature.
A yogic lifestyle encourages awareness and consciousness, compassion, self-knowledge, and the practice of the principles of right conduct and lifestyle of the yamas and niyamas.
Was he--although I suppose we are all a bit of both--a man of self-knowledge or of self-deception?
Intelligence is much greater than intellect, for it is the integration of reason and love; but there can be intelligence only when there is self-knowledge, the deep understanding of the total process of oneself.