March 5, 2017

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 presents an in-depth creation to what has turn into one of many liveliest debates in modern epistemology.

Covering latest literature and significant debates, A severe creation to Testimony discusses the epistemic prestige of testimony-based ideals, relates alterations to suitable advancements in different parts and gives a severe point of view on present and destiny learn traits. Devoting house to either the functions of social epistemology and the bigger conceptual problems with wisdom, Gelfert not just introduces the epistemology of testimony; he bargains an updated advent to epistemology. outfitted with a mixture of learn questions, examples, and recommendations for additional analyzing, scholars of up to date epistemology will locate this a competent consultant to learning testimony as a resource of knowledge.

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