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Epistemology or theory of knowledge is a branch of philosophy concerned with the nature and scope of knowledge. [1] The term was introduced into English by the Scottish philosopher James Frederick Ferrier (1808-1864).[2] Epistemology asks the questions: "What is knowledge?", "How is knowledge acquired?", and "What do people know?"

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to epistemology:

According to Plato, knowledge is a subset of that which is both true and believed.

Contents

Essence of epistemology

Main article: Epistemology

Justification

History of epistemology

Main article: History of epistemology

General epistemology concepts

Epistemology scholars

Leaders in epistemology

Epistemology lists

Main article: List of epistemology topics

References

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Volume 3, 1967, Macmillan, Inc.
  2. ^ Encyclopaedia Britannica Online, 2007

See also

External links

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