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The study of knowledge and rules of evidence involved. Traditionally a branch of philosophy, it also describes a discipline incorporated in, and in some respects peculiar to, individual fields of scholarship (medicine, science, history, etc.).
epistemologyThe theory, study of, and basis for knowledge; that which investigates the origin, nature, methods, validity and limits of human knowledge.
n that branch of philosophy that scrutinizes the nature, foundations, and limits of knowledge.