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  1. epistemenoun

    the body of ideas that determine the knowledge that is intellectually certain at any particular time

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  1. epistemenoun

    Scientific knowledge; a principled system of understanding; sometimes contrasted with empiricism.

    Etymology: From ἐπιστήμη.

  2. epistemenoun

    know-how; compare techne.

    Etymology: From ἐπιστήμη.

  3. epistemenoun

    The fundamental body of ideas and collective presuppositions that defines the nature and sets the bounds of what is accepted as true knowledge in a given epistemic epoch.

    Etymology: From ἐπιστήμη.

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  1. Episteme

    Episteme, as distinguished from techne, is etymologically derived from the Ancient Greek word ἐπιστήμη for knowledge or science, which comes from the verb ἐπίσταμαι, "to know". In Plato's terminology episteme means knowledge, as in "justified true belief", in contrast to doxa, common belief or opinion. The word epistemology, meaning the study of knowledge, is derived from episteme.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of episteme in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of episteme in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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