An example of something epistemic is a journey to find new sources of truth.
Origin of epistemic; from Classical Greek epist?m? (see epistemology) + -ic
Origin of epistemicFrom Greek epist&emacron;m&emacron;, knowledge; see epistemology.
Philosophers usually differentiate the meanings of “epistemic” and “epistemological”. They generally use “epistemic” in the sense “of or relating to knowledge or cognition” and use “epistemological” in the sense “of or relating to epistemology”. 
From Ancient Greek epistēmikós, from ἐπιστήμη (epistēmē, “science, knowledge”).