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epistemological

[ih-pis-tuh-muh-loj-i-kuh l]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to epistemology, a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge.
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Origin of epistemological

Related formse·pis·te·mo·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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  • The epistemological made into a subject of fiction-how do we know what we know?

  • This is the undoubted fact at the bottom of epistemological realism.

  • They have in consequence developed wonderfully elaborate schemes of sundry kinds to maintain "epistemological monism" intact.

    Creative Intelligence

    John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen

  • The conception of these operations as the private functions of an organism is the forerunner85 of the epistemological predicament.

    Creative Intelligence

    John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen

  • It will be remembered that the first of these problems was the epistemological.


British Dictionary definitions for epistemological

epistemological

adjective
  1. concerned with or arising from epistemology
  2. (of a philosophical problem) requiring an account of how knowledge of the given subject could be obtained
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Derived Formsepistemologically, adverb
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