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noun (epistemolog, ies)
  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, began to replace metaphysics as the most important area of philosophy.
  1. (countable) A particular theory of knowledge.
In his , Plato maintains that our knowledge of universal concepts is a kind of recollection.

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