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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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Self-knowledge acquired in this way might be expected to enjoy first person authority in both of the senses described above.
Lack of information is another barrier to self-knowledge - in some situations, people might not have the information they would need to accurately assess themselves.
According to this discussion, self-knowledge is an ordinary aspect of competence in the use of language.
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.
It may all sound a little wonky, but in politics as in commerce, knowledge is power, and self-knowledge is crucial.
The programme is run by Starbucks in partnership with Business in the Community and is aimed at improving the self-knowledge, self-confidence and employability of young people.
Originally penned by the saint John of Avila (1499-1569), John of Avila: Audi, Filia--Listen, O Daughter is a classic religious treatise about the nature of evil, the nature of the flesh, the deceptions of demons, justification for the truth and value of the Catholic faith, remedies to spiritual falterings, self-knowledge, prayer, meditation, penance, the teachings of Jesus Christ, and how God sees mortal human beings with mercy and love through the greatness of Jesus Christ.
Three student learning outcomes, self-knowledge, technological and organizational skills development and knowledge and skills transfer, were identified in order to document and assess learning.
I must say that I didn't pick up any humor or self-knowledge in "My Master," in which you recount your obsessive S/M relationship with a man just over half your age whom you call T.
In Pushing Ultimates: Fundamentals Of Authentic Self-Knowledge, Lew Paz draws upon many years of his personal spiritual, philosophical, and metaphysical quest to understand human nature in general, and himself in particular.