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Note 268 – Epistemology: the study of knowledge

According to the Collins English Dictionary, the word epistemology is the “study of the source, nature and limitations of knowledge”.  Wikipedia say that it comes from the “Greek words epistēmē, meaning ‘knowledge, science’, and logos, meaning ‘study of’”.  A Scottish philosopher called James Frederick Ferrier introduced the term in the 19th century.  Answers.com defines epistemology … Continue reading

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