The Greek word for knowledge which under the influence of Michel
Foucault is now used to designate the set of conceptual procedures
which govern the production of knowledge at a particular moment in
history. The word can therefore be glossed as meaning 'a way of
making sense of the world'.
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Editors. "Episteme". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=348, accessed 20 February 2018.]