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Audi on Testimony

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This chapter addresses Audi's work on testimony, focusing on two theses: the thesis that testimony-based knowledge requires the attester to have knowledge, and the thesis that a knowledgeable attester and the absence of defeaters are jointly sufficient for testimonybased knowledge. It argues that Audi is not entitled to accept the first thesis-in particular, that his supporting reliabilist argument does not succeed. Moreover, the chapter argues that given Audi's account of testimony, he can g...

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Oxford University Press
Host title:
Rationality and the Good: Critical Essays on the Ethics and Epistemology of Robert Audi
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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195690
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9780195311952
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2015-03-14

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