Definition of epistemology noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪˌpɪstəˈmɒlədʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˌpɪstəˈmɑːlədʒi//
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the part of philosophy that deals with knowledge Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Greek epistēmē ‘knowledge’, from epistasthai ‘know, know how to do’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: epistemology