of or relating to knowledge or the conditions for acquiring it.
Origin of epistemic
1920–25;Related formsep·i·ste·mi·cal·ly, adverb
< Greek epistēmikós,
equivalent to epistḗm(ē
) knowledge + -ikos -ic
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Contemporary Examples of epistemic
Instead, Chris indulged in the MSNBC variant of epistemic closure.
Until then, enjoy this quote that is slightly relevant to an epistemic bubble this blog discusses on occasion.
We no longer joke about "epistemic closure," but that does not mean the phenomenon has ceased to govern the conservative mind.
British Dictionary definitions for epistemic
Derived Formsepistemically, adverb
of or relating to knowledge or epistemology
denoting the branch of modal logic that deals with the formalization of certain epistemological concepts, such as knowledge, certainty, and ignorance.See also doxastic
Word Origin for epistemic
C20: from Greek epistēmē knowledge
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