Complete Definition of "epistemology"

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  1. context|not countable The branch of philosophy dealing with the study of knowledge; theory of knowledge.

#:Some thinkers believe that, beginning with the work of Descartes, epistemology began to replace metaphysics as the most important area of philosophy.

  1. countable A particular theory of knowledge.

#:In his epistemology, Plato maintains that our knowledge of universal concepts is a kind of recollection.

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trans-top|branch of philosophy dealing with the study of knowledge
Czech: epistemologie f
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Portuguese: epistemologia f
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trans-top|particular theory of knowledge
Czech: epistemologie f
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ttbc|German: Erkenntnistheorie f
ttbc|Korean: ì¸ìë¡  (insingnon)
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epistemological
epistemologist

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