epistemological


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e·pis·te·mol·o·gy

 (ĭ-pĭs′tə-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of philosophy that examines the nature of knowledge, its presuppositions and foundations, and its extent and validity.

[Greek epistēmē, knowledge (from epistasthai, epistē-, to understand : epi-, epi- + histasthai, middle voice of histanai, to place, determine; see stā- in Indo-European roots) + -logy.]

e·pis′te·mo·log′i·cal (-mə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
e·pis′te·mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.
e·pis′te·mol′o·gist n.

epistemological

(ɪˌpɪstɪməˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
adj
1. (Philosophy) concerned with or arising from epistemology
2. (Philosophy) (of a philosophical problem) requiring an account of how knowledge of the given subject could be obtained
eˌpistemoˈlogically adv
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Adj.1.epistemological - of or relating to epistemology; "epistemic modal"
Translations
épistémiqueépistémologique
epistemológico

epistemological

[ɪˌpɪstɪməˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJepistemológico

epistemological

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There is some difficulty in connecting this epistemological definition of "data" with our psychological analysis of knowledge; but until such a connection has been effected, we have no right to use the conception "data.
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Thus the intention of the author is to highlight the cognitive and epistemological issues that affect the learning of these pupils and impairs their identity construction.
Sociology s claim for institutional and epistemological autonomy provoked an inevitably tension with political philosophy.
So I will not be arguing for the necessity of epistemological chaos to the exclusion of epistemological order, just as I will not be arguing for not-knowing to the exclusion of knowing.
My central claim is that each of us has sufficient epistemological reasons to be democrats, even when our moral reasons for democracy run out.
Fisher's philosophical investigations open these texts to consideration on ontological and epistemological levels, in addition to those concerned with literary craft and the politics of black identity.
The authors provide a critical view of the methodologies of structural econometrics as first developed by Frisch and Tinbergen and extended by Haavelmo and the Cowles Project as ontological and epistemological failures and propose to abandon the "methodological individualism" of the neoclassical econometrics approach and substitute the "methodological institutionalism" articulated in previous writings by coauthor Nell.
This study explores the epistemological foundations of qualitative social work research.
More specifically, epistemological evaluation is evaluation of the properties of believers in action, not merely of beliefs.
Popper asks: "Is there a specifically epistemological method?
According to Rooney, feminist epistemology is still marginalized as 'epistemology not proper' despite numerous thematic intersections with other epistemological strands such as social epistemology, pragmatism and virtue epistemology.