agnoia

agnoia

An older term for ignorance or inattention, little used in the working medical parlance.
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12) Como para explicar mejor en que esta pensando y que es lo que los dioses odian exactamente, Socrates introduce una clausula en la que deslinda dos tipos de pseudos: el primero, segun dice el texto, consiste en un estado mental especifico o afeccion del alma, la ignorancia (amathe einai; he en tei psuchei agnoia he tou epseusmenou, 382b), odiada tanto por los dioses como por los hombres y que es el pseudos al que denomina touto hos alethos pseudos, esto es, el genuino pseudos o, lineas mas abajo (382c), toi onti pseudos, el pseudos real.
20) Now ametria and agnoia (and amathia: lack of learning), as the words themselves suggest, are negative notions, derived in opposition to measure and knowledge.
The appropriateness of the term for discussions of comic misrecognition in The Comedy of Errors, though Aristotle's discussion focuses on tragedy, is especially relevant because the errors in this play are caused by agnoia, ignorance caused by failure to distinguish between appearance and reality.
Moreover, that appraisal is, once again, foregrounded by apparent instances of anagnorisis that are revealed as instances of agnoia only when the main story and the frame story join and resolve at the end of the play.
Appraisal must assume that it is based on anagnorisis, but there is always the worry--here portrayed comically--that it is nothing more than agnoia.
The Unheimlich Maneuver: Seeing Double and the Agnoia of Jealousy
not even the argument of paradox from the agnoia theou which characterizes the genuine philosopher to belief.
41) Just as the introduction of the eidolon freed or separated Euripides' Helen from many of the constraints imposed by her epic image in the first part of the play, the manipulation of the recognition scene continues to force a comparison between Helen and Penelope while simultaneously releasing the character from any question of the agnoia which surrounds Penelope.
Recordemos, pues, la distincion fundamental entre la mentira real y la verbal: mientras que la primera apunta a la ignorancia que existe en el alma del enganado (he en te psykhe agnoia he tou epseusmenou), la mentira en palabras no es sino "cierta imitacion de la afeccion que existe en el alma y una imagen nacida despues (mimema ti tou en te psukhe estin pathematos kai husteron gegonos eidolon)" (Rep.
Meinwald reconsiders the evidence concerning doxa (opinion/belief): should one really take the Stoics to define it as assent to the incognitive, so that it does not include the assent of ordinary people to their kataleptic impressions, and is thus actually inferior to agnoia (ignorance)?