Meaning of alethiology in English:


Pronunciation /əˌliːθɪˈɒlədʒi/


Logic Philosophy
  • The study of truth; that part of logic or philosophy which deals with the nature of truth.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Longueville Mansel (1820–1871), dean of St Paul's and theologian. From post-classical Latin alethiologia (1764, after German Alethiologie (J. H. LambertNeues Organon) from post-classical Latin alethia (late 2nd or early 3rd century in Tertullian) or its etymon ancient Greek ἀλήθεια truth (from ἀληθής true + -εία) + post-classical Latin -ologia.