agnoiology

agnoiology

(ˌæɡnɔɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the theory of ignorance
[C19: from Greek a- without + gnōsis knowledge]
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agnosy, agnoiology - Agnosy is another word for ignorance and agnoiology is the study of human ignorance.
See also related terms for ignorance.
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agnoiology, agnoeology

Archaic. the study of human ignorance.
See also: Knowledge
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References in periodicals archive ?
(16) Andrew Bennett, Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology (Manchester U.
philosophy a different principle of agnoiology [the study of
"American Ignorance: Philip Roth's American Trilogy." Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology. By Andrew Bennett.
Along this markedly agnoseological path, see Andrew Bennett, Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology 2009, 9-24.
Following upon his book Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology, he contends that the poet's works often involve "the possibility of making the reader not know his or her own world" (21).