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Definition of Epistemology


  1. The theory or science of the method or grounds of knowledge.

Epistemology Quotations

It is the faithfulness of God that allows epistemology to model ontology.
John Polkinghorne

Our problem, from the point of view of psychology and from the point of view of genetic epistemology, is to explain how the transition is made from a lower level of knowledge to a level that is judged to be higher.
Jean Piaget

But epistemology is always and inevitably personal. The point of the probe is always in the heart of the explorer: What is my answer to the question of the nature of knowing?
Gregory Bateson

Logical positivists have never taken psychology into account in their epistemology, but they affirm that logical beings and mathematical beings are nothing but linguistic structures.
Jean Piaget

In genetic epistemology, as in developmental psychology, too, there is never an absolute beginning.
Jean Piaget
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Epistemology Translations

epistemology in German is Erkenntnistheorie
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