Existence is commonly held to be that which objectively
persists independent of one’s presence.
Ontology is the philosophical study of the nature of being ,
existence or reality in general, as well as of the basic
categories of being and their relations. Traditionally listed
as a part of the major branch of philosophy known as
metaphysics , ontology deals with questions concerning
what entities exist or can be said to exist, (for instance:
“Does the stellar structure UDFj-39546284 exist?” ), and how
such entities can be grouped, related within a hierarchy , and
subdivided according to similarities and differences. A lively debate continues about the existence of God.
Epistemology is the branch of philosophy concerned with See more…