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Episteme   /ˈɛpɪstˌim/   Listen

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

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... meal, (5) the sure hope of the nearness of Christ's glorious kingdom. In these appears the unity of Christendom, that is, of the Church which possesses the Holy Spirit.[195] On the basis of this unity Christian knowledge was free and manifold. It was distinguished as [Greek: sophia, sunesis, episteme, gnosis (ton dikaiomaton)], from the [Greek: logos theou tes pisteos], the [Greek: klesis tes epangelias] and the [Greek: entolai tes didaches] (Barn. 16. 9, similarly Hermas). Perception and knowledge ...
— History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7) • Adolph Harnack

... three ideas expressed by the Greek philosophers under the terms [Greek: phroneei], [Greek: sophia], and [Greek: episteme]; and part of the idea ...
— The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3) • John Ruskin

Words linked to "Episteme" :   epistemic, noesis, cognition, knowledge

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