Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A term used by Sir William Hamilton to denote that part of logic which treats of the nature of truth and error, and of the rules for their discrimination.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The science which treats of the nature of truth and evidence.

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  • noun logic The branch of logic dealing with truth and error.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἀλήθεια (alētheia, "truth") + -λογία (-logia).

Examples

  • - ancient distilling apparatus; purifying or transforming apparatus or act. alembicate, v. distil. alembicated, adj. rather too refined (of literary style). alethiology

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  • The study of truth.

    March 1, 2008

  • JM can't believe that alethiology is a defined field of study!

    May 3, 2010