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By Axel Gelfert

The epistemology of testimony is a quickly constructing sector in modern analytic philosophy. during this first thorough survey of the new debate at the topic, Axel Gelfert presents an in-depth advent to what has develop into one of many liveliest debates in modern epistemology.

Covering present literature and significant debates, A severe creation to Testimony discusses the epistemic prestige of testimony-based ideals, relates adjustments to correct advancements in different parts and provides a severe point of view on present and destiny study developments. 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 bargains an updated creation to epistemology. outfitted with a mixture of learn questions, examples, and proposals for extra 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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