gnoseology

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

Definition of gnoseology

plural -es
: 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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Origin and Etymology of gnoseology

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


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