One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In or with reference to the writings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: the development of the stage or sphere of evolutionary development dominated by consciousness, the mind, and interpersonal relationships.
1940s; earliest use found in Scientific Monthly. From ancient Greek νόος nous + -genesis, after French noogénèse.
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