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Routledge Studies in Epistemology


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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.

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Intellectual Dependability A Virtue Theory of the Epistemic and Educational Ideal

Intellectual Dependability: A Virtue Theory of the Epistemic and Educational Ideal

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By T. Ryan Byerly
April 06, 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 ...

The Social Epistemology of Legal Trials

The Social Epistemology of Legal Trials

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited 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, among other things, centrally concerned with determining truth: whether a criminal defendant has in fact culpably committed the act of which they are accused, or whether a...

The Philosophy of Group Polarization Epistemology, Metaphysics, Psychology

The Philosophy of Group Polarization: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Psychology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Fernando Broncano-Berrocal, J. Adam Carter
February 16, 2021

Group polarization—the tendency of groups to incline towards 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 ...

The Epistemology of Group Disagreement

The Epistemology of Group Disagreement

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

Epistemic Duties New Arguments, New Angles

Epistemic Duties: New Arguments, New Angles

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

The Dispositional Architecture of Epistemic Reasons

The Dispositional Architecture of Epistemic Reasons

1st Edition

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 ...

Ethno-Epistemology New Directions for Global Epistemology

Ethno-Epistemology: New Directions for Global Epistemology

1st Edition

Edited 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...

The Ethics of Belief and Beyond Understanding Mental Normativity

The Ethics of Belief and Beyond: Understanding Mental Normativity

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

Social Epistemology and Relativism

Social Epistemology and Relativism

1st Edition

Edited By Natalie Alana Ashton, Martin Kusch, Robin McKenna, Katharina Anna Sodoma
March 11, 2020

This is the first book to explore the connections and interactions between social epistemology and epistemic relativism. The essays in the volume are organized around three distinct philosophical approaches to this topic: 1) foundational questions concerning deep disagreement, the variability of ...

Higher-Order Evidence and Moral Epistemology

Higher-Order Evidence and Moral Epistemology

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Klenk
January 16, 2020

This book offers a systematic look at current challenges in moral epistemology through the lens of research on higher-order evidence. Fueled by recent advances in empirical research, higher-order evidence has generated a wealth of insights about the genealogy of moral beliefs. Higher-Order Evidence...

Well-Founded Belief New Essays on the Epistemic Basing Relation

Well-Founded Belief: New Essays on the Epistemic Basing Relation

1st Edition

Edited By J. Adam Carter, Patrick Bondy
December 13, 2019

Epistemological theories of knowledge and justification draw a crucial distinction between one’s simply having good reasons for some belief and one’s actually basing one’s belief on good reasons. While the most natural kind of account of basing is causal in nature—a belief is based on a reason if ...

New Issues in Epistemological Disjunctivism

New Issues in Epistemological Disjunctivism

1st Edition

Edited By Casey Doyle, Joseph Milburn, Duncan Pritchard
May 07, 2019

This is the first volume dedicated solely to the topic of epistemological disjunctivism. The original essays in this volume, written by leading and up-and-coming scholars on the topic, are divided into three thematic sections. The first set of chapters addresses the historical background of ...

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