gnoseology

noun
gno·​se·​ol·​o·​gy
variants: or gnosiology \ ˌnōsēˈäləjē , -​ōzē-​ \
plural -es

Definition of gnoseology

: the philosophic theory of knowledge : inquiry into the basis, nature, validity, and limits of knowledge gnoseology became coextensive with the whole of metaphysics— C. A. Hart

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History and Etymology for gnoseology

New Latin gnoseologia, from gnoseo- (from Greek gnōsis knowledge) + Latin -logia -logy

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“Gnoseology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gnoseology. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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