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Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing / Edition 1

Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing / Edition 1

by Miranda Fricker
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ISBN-13: 9780198237907
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/23/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Miranda Fricker is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College.

Table of Contents

Introduction     1
Testimonial Injustice     9
Power     9
Identity Power     14
The Central Case of Testimonial Injustice     17
Prejudice in the Credibility Economy     30
Stereotypes and Prejudicial Stereotypes     30
Testimonial Injustice without Prejudice?     41
The Wrong of Testimonial Injustice     43
Towards a Virtue Epistemological Account of Testimony     60
Sketching the Dialectical Position     60
The Responsible Hearer?     67
Virtuous Perception: Moral and Epistemic     72
Training Sensibility     81
The Virtue of Testimonial Justice     86
Correcting for Prejudice     86
History, Blame, and Moral Disappointment     98
The Genealogy of Testimonial Justice     109
A Third Fundamental Virtue of Truth     109
A Hybrid Virtue: Intellectual-Ethical     120
Original Significances: The Wrong Revisited     129
Two Kinds of Silence     129
The Very Idea of a Knower     142
Hermeneutical Injustice     147
The Central Case of Hermeneutical Injustice     147
Hermeneutical Marginalization     152
The Wrong of Hermeneutical Injustice     161
The Virtue of Hermeneutical Justice     169
Conclusion     176
Bibliography     178
Index     185

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