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e·pis·te·mol·o·gy

(ĕ-pis'tĕ-mol'ŏ-jē),
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.).
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epistemology

The theory, study of, and basis for knowledge; that which investigates the origin, nature, methods, validity and limits of human knowledge.
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This approach forecloses the possibility that fake barn cases contain an overlooked complexity to account for all the intuitions reported by epistemologists, concerning both knowledge and achievement.
Guided by the wellknown virtue epistemologist, Jason Baehr, IVA has developed a core educational philosophy rooted in the intellectual virtue.
(64) See ibid at 87-89 (citing numerous epistemologists in support).
Popper, because the Viennese epistemologist, from one side, used to make an explicit use of Bohr's correspondence principle and, from the other side, he was very close to Poznan School meditations with his "modified essentialism," even though, he didn't catch the idealizational nature of scientific theories.
Although the term 'feminist epistemology' is often associated with the idea of women's ways of knowing and women's knowledge, as Linda Alcoff and Elizabeth Potter note in Feminist Epistemologies not all feminist epistemologists hold that there are cognitive differences between the sexes.
It is not that epistemologists disagree on the justification yielded by, say, experience.
Today, problem solving involves designers, artists, ethicists, epistemologists, politicians, lawyers, engineers, economists and managers.
In other words, feminist epistemologists are simple-minded, radical relativists who do not understand that their radical relativism cannot support a claim that their own views are better justified than their opponents'.
* Neither epistemologists nor psychologists have developed an ordered and comprehensive body of knowledge about intellectual differentiation and the integration of knowledge within a complex social organization.
This interpretation dates back to Stcherbatsky, whose Kantian reading of the Buddhist epistemologists is now largely discredited.
Are tomorrow's newsroom leaders better off learning from these folks -- or from descriptive and interpretive epistemologists? Teaching solid craft skills doesn't equal anti-intellectualism.
Among Beltway epistemologists this created quite a buzz.