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Published: 22 May 2018

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190882907

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The Exchange of Words

Speech, Testimony, and Intersubjectivity

Richard Moran

  • Grounds the discussion of testimony on verbal communication and intersubjective understanding
  • Relates testimony to issues in philosophy of language and moral psychology
  • Offers a new perspective on how reasons are communicated in speech
  • Emphasizes the aspect of testimony as a social practice