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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.).


The theory, study of, and basis for knowledge; that which investigates the origin, nature, methods, validity and limits of human knowledge.

epistemology (·pisˈ·t·mäˑ·l·jē),

n that branch of philosophy that scrutinizes the nature, foundations, and limits of knowledge.
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This essay has examined how the use of learning analytics might shape education epistemologically, ontologically, politically, and systemically.
In the latter part of the second phase, the receiver emphasizes to scrutinize epistemologically on his own perceiving after the symbols and signs starts to examine it carefully and thoroughly alone.
So the philosophy of religion, as epistemologically addicted, uses the Logos for almost exclusively epistemological purposes.
Hence, it is with this culturally, epistemologically and humanistically vibrant intellectual setting of Wittenberg that both Marlowe's Dr Faustus and Shakespeare's Hamlet are connected.
Moreover, while such visual highlighting of the contingency and factitiousness of what is shown is variously maintained subsequently by the film's often CGI-suffused mise en scene, this is not only complemented by Shutter Island being narratively and expressionistically restricted, like some other films directed by Scorsese, to the perception of its protagonist, Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio), but capped by its declared actuality being referred to as an instance of 'radical, cutting-edge role play'--as being, that is, effectively designated, with, epistemologically, due postmodernist connotation, a simulation, 'a real without origin or reality'.
were epistemologically plausible and used to elaborate religious catalogues, shopping lists of the items that, in culture A or B, were 'purely' Muslim as opposed to those that were less so (labelled as 'syncretistic', 'pagan', 'survivals', et cetera).
Drawing on the ideas exchanged during that encounter, the book is an invitation to ponder, both epistemologically and through various methodologies, on a number of issues directly impacted by the changes experienced in Cuba and Cuban culture and thought after the fall of the Soviet bloc.
Practitioners, despite varied approaches to their subjects, purposed to transform American Studies as a field through epistemologically self-reflexive criticism designed to advance "a struggle for cultural justice" (Pease, "9/11: When Was 'American Studies After the New Americanists'?
The variety of chapters presenting different aspects related to topic areas such as human milk banking, for example, were thought provoking both ethically as well as epistemologically, and historically and culturally contextualised the fall and rise of human milk as a valued life-giving food.
Nine years ago, over 80% of Bulgaria's citizens were supportive of the Belene project, Alpha Research reminds, pointing out that the future power plant being located in a epistemologically active region and its increased price, along with the increased popularity of alternative energy sources are among the reasons for the significant reluctance shown now.
Epistemologically, it is the recognition of the fact that a perceiver's (man's) consciousness must acquire knowledge of reality by certain means (reason) in accordance with certain rules (logic).
Epistemologically, I consider postmodernism a kind of hocus-pocus, a shell game, not a serious approach to the real world.