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  • By: Pat Arneson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Epistemology is the branch of philosophy that considers the nature, scope, and limits of human knowledge. The term derives from the Greek language: episteme (knowledge; from epistasthai = know, know how to do) and logos (study of the nature and properties of, logic or ...

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