epistemologically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

epistemological + -ly

Adverb[edit]

epistemologically (comparative more epistemologically, superlative most epistemologically)

  1. In a manner that pertains to epistemology.
    • 1985, John Hardwig, "Epistemic Dependence," The Journal of Philosophy, vol. 82, no. 7, p. 337,
      The more epistemologically interesting cases are those in which expertise is involved.
  2. In a manner that pertains to knowledge or cognition.
    • 1949, Edith Watson Schipper, "Independence: Epistemological and Physical," The Journal of Philosophy, vol. 46, no. 4, p. 101,
      It has been argued that because an object is epistemologically dependent on an observer, it is also physically dependent on that observer.