The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays

2014.07.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Christensen and Jennifer Lackey (eds.), The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 2013,
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2014.07.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Christensen and Jennifer Lackey (eds.), The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 2013, 272pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199698370. Reviewed by Nathan Ballantyne, Fordham University This volume is a collection of eleven papers, assembled and briefly introduced by David Christensen and Jennifer Lackey. At the heart of the collection, we find issues that appear at once theoretically fascinating and practically weighty. This joining-together of theoretical appeal and real-life significance in recent debates about disagreement may help to explain the explosion of recent work on "the epistemology of disagreement." (By my non-scientific tally, over the last ten or so years, nearly three hundred papers focusing on that topic have been published -- not to mention scores of Ph.D. dissertations and Master's theses.) Have epistemological debates been reinvigorated by discussions of. . .

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