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What is the name of the principle or philosophy that

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what is the name of the principle or philosophy that describes the development and accumulation of understanding and knowledge over time, i.e. we know more now than our ancestors ?
Submitted: 9 days ago.
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Expert:  Michael replied 9 days ago.

Hello, thank you for using this service. I wish to introduce myself. I am Michael, a Research Librarian with 20+ years of experience.

Good afternoon,

Researching possible explanations of what this type of principle could be called as below are some of my findings:

1. Epistemology is the study of knowledge

https://www.iep.utm.edu/epistemo/

2. Evolutionary Psychology

https://www.iep.utm.edu/evol-psy/

Expert:  Michael replied 9 days ago.

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Take care,

Librarian Michael

Expert:  Michael replied 9 days ago.

I hope that the information provided has been found helpful. Also if you could please take a second to rate my assistance so that I know my help was found useful.

Take care,

Librarian Michael