gnoseology

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

gnosiology

\ˌnōsēˈäləjē, -ōzē-\

Definition of gnoseology

plural

-es

  1. :  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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