Epistemology is defined as a branch of philosophy that is defined as the study of knowledge.(noun)
An example of epistemology is a thesis paper on the source of knowledge.
See epistemology in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. epistemologies
Origin: < Gr epistēmē, knowledge < epistanai, to understand, believe (< epi- + histanai, orig., to stand before, confront: see stand) + -logy
See epistemology in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek epistēmē, knowledge (from epistasthai, epistē-, to understand : epi-, epi- + histasthai, middle voice of histanai, to place, determine; see stā- in Indo-European roots)
Origin: + -logy.
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