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  1. Aletheia

    Aletheia or Alethia (; Ancient Greek: ἀλήθεια) is truth or disclosure in philosophy. Originating in Ancient Greek philosophy, the term was later used in the works of 20th-century philosopher Martin Heidegger. Although often translated as "truth", Heidegger argued that it is distinct from common conceptions of truth.


  1. aletheia

    Aletheia is a Greek term often translated as "truth" or "unconcealedness." It refers to the state or quality of being genuine, authentic, or embodying truthfulness. In a philosophical context, aletheia encompasses the notion of unveiling or revealing what is hidden or obscured, bringing forth a deeper understanding or knowledge of reality. It is associated with the idea of uncovering or discovering truth rather than mere subjective opinions or illusions.


  1. Aletheia

    Aletheia is truth or disclosure in philosophy. It was used in Ancient Greek philosophy and revived in the 20th century by Martin Heidegger. It is a Greek word variously translated as "unclosedness", "unconcealedness", "disclosure" or "truth". The literal meaning of the word ἀ–λήθεια is "the state of not being hidden; the state of being evident." It also means factuality or reality.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aletheia in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aletheia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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