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Epistemology Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the philosophical theory of knowledge

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  • the philosophical theory of knowledge

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Epistemology Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Epistemology It seeks to answer the questions "What is knowledge?" and "How is knowledge acquired?"

Epistemologists are philosophers who are interested in questions such as whether it is possible to have knowledge, what kind of knowledge there is, and how people come to know things.

One of the first philosophers to make a clear statement on these questions was Xenophanes (570–470 BC). The following saying was, and still is, famous:

This is an early kind of skepticism.

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