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A Critical Introduction to Testimony (Bloomsbury Critical by Axel Gelfert

By Axel Gelfert

The epistemology of testimony is a speedily constructing sector 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 develop into one of many liveliest debates in modern epistemology.

Covering current literature and significant debates, A serious advent to Testimony discusses the epistemic prestige of testimony-based ideals, relates alterations to proper advancements in different components and provides a severe standpoint on present and destiny learn tendencies. 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 up to date creation to epistemology. built with a mixture of research questions, examples, and recommendations for additional studying, scholars of latest epistemology will locate this a competent consultant to learning testimony as a resource of knowledge.

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