One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The theory of knowledge, especially with regard to its methods, validity, and scope, and the distinction between justified belief and opinion.
- ‘It includes a number of books and articles that have nothing to do with epistemology and metaphysics.’
- ‘You might say that this is the metaphysical residue not soaked up by Kantian epistemology.’
- ‘This is a crucial element in contextualist epistemology, not a criticism of it.’
- ‘These include matters of epistemology, ontology, semantics, and logic.’
- ‘Yet defending praise and blame is not simply a matter of moral ontology and epistemology.’
- ‘From the philosophical point of view, what this teaching does is to shift the focus of investigation from ontology to epistemology.’
- ‘In modern epistemology, or theory of knowledge, certain assumptions are common.’
- ‘A compartmentalized thinker who indulges in epistemology can destroy his knowledge, yet retain it as well.’
- ‘He interprets the Critique of Pure Reason not as epistemology but as ontology.’
- ‘The turn from epistemology to ontology was taken before Heidegger by Nicolai Hartmann.’
- ‘Crathorn had to face up to the skeptical consequences of this odd epistemology.’
- ‘For Berlin, the philosophy of history was tied not only to epistemology, but to ethics.’
- ‘In addition, before I can figure out ethics for sure, I need to decide which epistemology I'm going to use.’
- ‘These are matters of what philosophers call epistemology, the study of knowledge.’
- ‘The authentic scientific ring of Russell's logic echoed in his epistemology of natural knowledge, Quine wrote.’
- ‘They work not just in philosophy of religion but in epistemology and metaphysics.’
- ‘This position is far removed from Parmenidean metaphysics and epistemology.’
- ‘Each can be seen as drawing an analogy with one or more strands of Marxist epistemology.’
- ‘In Britain, John Locke reacted against the innatism of Cartesian epistemology, but retained a theory of ideas.’
- ‘Nietzsche never worked out his own epistemology in detail, nor is there any reason to think that he would have particularly wanted to.’
Mid 19th century: from Greek epistēmē ‘knowledge’, from epistasthai ‘know, know how to do’.
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