Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing

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In this exploration of new territory between ethics and epistemology, Miranda Fricker argues that there is a distinctively epistemic type of injustice, in which someone is wronged specifically in their capacity as a knower. Justice is one of the oldest and most central themes in philosophy, but in order to reveal the ethical dimension of our epistemic practices the focus must shift to injustice. Fricker adjusts the philosophical lens so that we see through to the negative space that is epistemic injustice. The book ...

Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199570522

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Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198237907

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