Definition of epistemology
: the study or a theory of the nature and grounds of knowledge especially with reference to its limits and validity
Origin of epistemology
Greek epistēmē knowledge, from epistanai to understand, know, from epi- + histanai to cause to stand — more at stand
First Known Use: circa 1856
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