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Antiepistemology is the study of methods for obscuring methodically-derived truth and promoting beliefs in the face of counterevidence.

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  • 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.



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