noun (epistemolog, ies)
- (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.
- (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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