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Testimonial Knowledge

Faulkner, P. (2000) Testimonial Knowledge. Acta Analytica, 15 (24). pp. 127-138. ISSN 1874-6349

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The motivation for adopting reductive and anti-reductive theories of testimonial warrant is considered. Whilst both well-motivated neither position can adequately capture the dynamic aspect of the individual knowers relationship to the wider community of knowledge. A hybrid theory of testimony is proposed that attempts to do just this.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright 2000 Society for Analytic Philosophy and Philosophy of Science.
Keywords: testimony, justification, knowledge, sources of knowledge, community of knowledge
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Sheffield) > Department of Philosophy (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 10 May 2007
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2007 17:58
Published Version: http://www.springer.com/journal/12136
Status: Published
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Refereed: Yes
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/738

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