Antiepistemology is the study of methods for obscuring methodically-derived truth and promoting beliefs in the face of counterevidence.
- Antiepistemics (a.k.a. The Dark Arts) is applied antiepistemology, i.e. the practice of obscuring truth and promoting false beliefs.
- Counterepistemics is the subset of antiepistemics which attacks true beliefs and reduces their memetic effectiveness.
- Obscurantism "is the practice of deliberately preventing the facts or the full details of some matter from becoming known", a form of counterepistemics.