Epistemology: Definition & Examples


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What is one of the three main conditions of epistemology?

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1. What is epistemology?

2. Which one of these questions is often asked in the study of epistemology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of epistemology. In addition to the definition of epistemology, you will also be assessed on its usefulness and the three main conditions that it satisfies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Three main conditions of epistemology
  • Definition and usefulness of epistemology
  • Another term for 'justified true belief'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related philosophy lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about epistemology in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding epistemology's usefulness
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a question often asked in the study of epistemology

Additional Learning

To learn more about knowledge acquisition, review the accompanying lesson titled Epistemology: Definition & Examples. The lesson includes these learning objectives:

  • Provide a definition of epistemology
  • List the three main conditions of epistemology
  • Describe epistemology's usefulness
  • Relate an example of each epistemological condition