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epistemology Saltos de línea: epis¦tem|ol¦ogy
Pronunciación: /ɪˌpɪstɪˈmɒlədʒi/
/ɛˌpɪstɪˈmɒlədʒi/

Definición de epistemology en inglés:

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[mass noun] Philosophy
The theory of knowledge, especially with regard to its methods, validity, and scope, and the distinction between justified belief and opinion.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The turn from epistemology to ontology was taken before Heidegger by Nicolai Hartmann.
  • The authentic scientific ring of Russell's logic echoed in his epistemology of natural knowledge, Quine wrote.
  • In Britain, John Locke reacted against the innatism of Cartesian epistemology, but retained a theory of ideas.

Origen

Mid 19th century: from Greek epistēmē 'knowledge', from epistasthai 'know, know how to do'.

Derivados

epistemologist

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Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It was sad for epistemologists, Hume and others, to have to acquiesce in the impossibility of strictly deriving the science of the external world from sensory evidence.
  • This is not quite so straightforward an ‘empirical description’ as naturalistic epistemologists like to think.
  • Contemporary feminist epistemologists have pointed out how traditional philosophy's emphasis on rational, logical absolutes has devalued the ambiguities of the embodied life.

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