epistemology

  

Definition

Study of the grounds, nature, and origins of knowledge and the limits of human understanding. It deals with issues such as how knowledge is derived and how it should be tested and validated.

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  • Matt's study of epistemology pushed the boundaries of, not only our understanding of knowledge, but also how we validate our knowledge.

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  • Although he had not spent a great deal of time reflecting on the epistemology of the universe, he did feel that there was a certain amount of connection with all things that exist.

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  • The scientist that has a degree in epistemology recently decided that the current method of publishing does not fit with his beliefs.

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