Jan 27, 2011
translation of German Ding an sich. First Known Use: 1739. Rhymes with thing–
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Intrinsically, considered alone. For example, In and of
1 : in its own nature : when considered as something separate from other things <
The idea was not
Hegel, however, argued persistently that knowledge of a thing unknowable
thing-in-it·self. (thĭng′ĭn-ĭt-sĕlf′). n. pl. things-in-them·selves (thĭngz′ĭn-thĕm- sĕlvz′) Philosophy. See noumenon. [Translation of German Ding an sich.].
In and of
Jan 19, 2007
Viewed in its essential qualities; considered separately from other th.... Meaning, pronunciation and example sentences, English to English reference content.