A Critical Introduction to Testimony (Bloomsbury Critical by Axel Gelfert

By Axel Gelfert

The epistemology of testimony is a swiftly constructing quarter in modern analytic philosophy. during this first thorough survey of the hot debate at the topic, Axel Gelfert offers an in-depth advent to what has turn into one of many liveliest debates in modern epistemology.

Covering latest literature and significant debates, A serious creation to Testimony discusses the epistemic prestige of testimony-based ideals, relates adjustments to appropriate advancements in different components and provides a severe point of view on present and destiny examine developments. Devoting area to either the purposes of social epistemology and the bigger conceptual problems with wisdom, Gelfert not just introduces the epistemology of testimony; he deals an up to date creation to epistemology. built with a mixture of learn questions, examples, and proposals for extra interpreting, scholars of latest epistemology will locate this a competent consultant to learning testimony as a resource of knowledge.

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