Assurance views of testimony

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Abstract

In this chapter, I describe the assurance view of testimonial knowledge and warrant and consider a significant challenge to the view. Excellent critical discussions of some earlier versions of the assurance view can be found in Lackey (2008, ch. 8) and Schmitt (2010). Here, I will emphasize literature that has appeared since 2010. Other recent critical discussions may be found in Shieber (2015, ch. 5) and Gelfert (2014, ch. 8).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoutledge Handbook of Social Epistemology
EditorsMiranda Fricker, Peter J. Graham, David Henderson, Nicolaj J.L.L Pedersen
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Chapter10
Pages96-102
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781315717937
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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    Nickel, P. (2019). Assurance views of testimony. In M. Fricker, P. J. Graham, D. Henderson, & N. J. L. L. Pedersen (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology (pp. 96-102). New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315717937