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Published: 29 November 2012

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199936472

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Epistemic Authority

A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

  • First book to apply the ideas of authority and autonomy as used in moral and political philosophy to the domain of belief
  • Discusses epistemic authority in communities as well as between individuals