In philosophy, intelligibility is what can be comprehended by the
The objects or concepts that have intelligibility may be called intelligible.
There may be a distinction between everything that is intelligible and everything that is intelligible, called the "intelligible world" and the "intelligible world" in e.g. the
analogy of the divided line.
The Absolute is generally regarded as being only partially intelligible.
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