epistemology etymology

English word epistemology comes from Ancient Greek -λογία, Ancient Greek ἐπίσταμαι

Detailed word origin of epistemology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-λογία Ancient Greek (grc)
ἐπίσταμαι Ancient Greek (grc)
ἐπιστήμη Ancient Greek (grc)
epistemology English (eng) (countable) A particular theory of knowledge.. (uncountable) The branch of philosophy dealing with the study of knowledge; theory of knowledge, asking such questions as "What is knowledge?", "How is knowledge acquired?", "What do people know?", "How do we know what we know?".

Words with the same origin as epistemology

Descendants of -λογία
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