By Axel Gelfert

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

Covering present literature and significant debates, A severe advent to Testimony discusses the epistemic prestige of testimony-based ideals, relates adjustments to appropriate advancements in different components and provides a serious point of view on present and destiny learn traits. Devoting area to either the functions 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 examine questions, examples, and proposals for extra examining, scholars of up to date epistemology will locate this a competent advisor to learning testimony as a resource of knowledge.

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