Analyse & Kritik

Journal of Philosophy and Social Theory

Social Epistemology

2012 (34) Issue 2

The research program of social epistemology developed from a critique of philosophical epistemology around thirty years ago. Since then it has attracted ever-growing attention among philosophers. But social epistemology also offers prolific alignments for the social sciences. The starting point of social epistemology is the elementary fact that most of our knowledge is acquired not by our own autonomous exploration but by relying on information from others: on testimony. This is especially true

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Symposium on Philip Kitcher, The Ethical Project

2012 (34) Issue 1

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