A Critical Introduction to Testimony (Bloomsbury Critical by Axel Gelfert

By Axel Gelfert

The epistemology of testimony is a quickly constructing region in modern analytic philosophy. during this first thorough survey of the new 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 current literature and significant debates, A serious creation to Testimony discusses the epistemic prestige of testimony-based ideals, relates alterations to suitable advancements in different parts and gives a serious viewpoint on present and destiny examine tendencies. Devoting house 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 updated creation to epistemology. built with a mixture of learn questions, examples, and recommendations for extra examining, scholars of latest epistemology will locate this a competent advisor to learning testimony as a resource of knowledge.

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