Philosophy:Outline of epistemology

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Short description: Overview of and topical guide to epistemology

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

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

Core topics of epistemology

Main page: Philosophy:Epistemology

Schools of thought

Domains of inquiry in epistemology

Related fields

See also


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

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