Definitions for "Nous"
Intellect; understanding; talent; -- used humorously.
The reason; the highest intellect; God regarded as the World Reason.
(1) The "Divine Mind" (2) The rational part of the soul (3) The principle of the cosmic mind or soul responsible for the rational order of the cosmos. (4) In Stoicism, the equivalent of Logos. (5) In Neo-Platonism, the image of the absolute good, containing the cosmos of intelligible beings.