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Published: 26 September 2019

176 Pages


ISBN: 9780198843900

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How To Be Trustworthy

Katherine Hawley

  • An original theory of trustworthiness
  • Highlights how trustworthiness can conflict with other values
  • Takes into account factors such as material impoverishment, social exclusion, and power imbalances
  • Illustrates the ways in which challenging life circumstances can make it more costly for us to be trustworthy
  • Shows how trustworthiness in speech is an aspect of trustworthiness more generally
  • Promises to be a landmark work in philosophy's current movement towards social engagement