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Of or pertaining to reason or other intellectual functions.
[G. dia, through, + noeō, to think]
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Since the bonding that occurs after alphabetization occurs only perceptually, Socrates implicitly raises the question whether there is a dianoetic bond of the smear.
According to Aristotle, error can only occur in dianoetic thoughts, that is, thoughts that involve the combination ([GREEK CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) of two or more concepts and thus are predicative thoughts such as, for example, "This stone is grey.
If, because of the difficulties involved, people deny that there are ideas of things that always exist, they will lose their dianoetic ability to separate things into classes and the possibility of conversing will be completely destroyed (because no term will have any set or lasting meaning).