The Routledge Studies in Epistemology series features monographs and edited collections on cutting-edge research topics in contemporary epistemology. It includes both new arguments on hot topics and new angles and innovative takes on established epistemological subjects. The series spans all areas of epistemology, including emerging issues in applied and social epistemology. It is a leading resource for scholars and graduate students looking for the newest and most important developments in epistemology.
Epistemic Dilemmas New Arguments, New Angles
Skeptical Invariantism Reconsidered
The Social Epistemology of Legal Trials
The Epistemology of Group Disagreement
By Paul Silva Jr., Luis R.G. Oliveira
April 01, 2022
This volume features original essays that advance debates on propositional and doxastic justification and explore how such thinking shapes and is shaped by a range of established and emerging topics in contemporary epistemology. This is the first book-length project devoted to the distinction ...
By Kevin McCain, Scott Stapleford, Matthias Steup
October 22, 2021
This book features original essays by leading epistemologists that address questions related to epistemic dilemmas from a variety of new, sometimes unexpected, angles. It seems plausible that there can be "no win" moral situations in which no matter what one does one fails some moral obligation. Is...
By Jonathan Matheson, Kirk Lougheed
August 06, 2021
This is the first book dedicated to the topic of epistemic autonomy. It features original essays from leading scholars that promise to significantly shape future debates in this emerging area of epistemology. While the nature of and value of autonomy has long been discussed in ethics and social and...
By Christos Kyriacou, Kevin Wallbridge
June 28, 2021
This collection of original essays explores the topic of skeptical invariantism in theory of knowledge. It eschews historical perspectives and focuses on this traditionally underexplored, semantic characterization of skepticism. The book provides a carefully structured, state-of-the-art overview of...
By T. Ryan Byerly
March 31, 2021
Intellectual Dependability is the first research monograph devoted to addressing the question of what it is to be an intellectually dependable person—the sort of person on whom one’s fellow inquirers can depend in their pursuit of epistemic goods. While neglected in recent scholarship, this ...
By Zachary Hoskins, Jon Robson
February 17, 2021
This collection is the first book-length examination of the various epistemological issues underlying legal trials. Trials are centrally concerned with determining truth: whether a criminal defendant has in fact culpably committed the act of which they are accused, or whether a civil defendant is ...
By Fernando Broncano-Berrocal, J. Adam Carter
February 16, 2021
Group polarization—the tendency of groups to incline toward more extreme positions than initially held by their individual members—has been rigorously studied by social psychologists, though in a way that has overlooked important philosophical questions. This is the first book-length treatment of ...
By Fernando Broncano-Berrocal, J. Adam Carter
November 24, 2020
This book brings together philosophers to investigate the nature and normativity of group disagreement. Debates in the epistemology of disagreement have mainly been concerned with idealized cases of peer disagreement between individuals. However, most real-life disagreements are complex and often ...
By Kevin McCain, Scott Stapleford
October 12, 2020
There are arguably moral, legal, and prudential constraints on behavior. But are there epistemic constraints on belief? Are there any requirements arising from intellectual considerations alone? This volume includes original essays written by top epistemologists that address this and closely ...
By Hamid Vahid
September 07, 2020
This book is concerned with the conditions under which epistemic reasons provide justification for beliefs. The author draws on metaethical theories of reasons and normativity and then applies his theory to various contemporary debates in epistemology. In the first part of the book, the author ...
By Masaharu Mizumoto, Jonardon Ganeri, Cliff Goddard
July 07, 2020
This volume features new perspectives on the implications of cross-linguistic and cultural diversity for epistemology. It brings together philosophers, linguists, and scholars working on knowledge traditions to advance work in epistemology that moves beyond the Anglophone sphere. The first group of...
By Sebastian Schmidt, Gerhard Ernst
April 20, 2020
This volume provides a framework for approaching and understanding mental normativity. It presents cutting-edge research on the ethics of belief as well as innovative research beyond the normativity of belief—and towards an ethics of mind. By moving beyond traditional issues of epistemology the ...