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The Factive Turn in Epistemology

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2018.08.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Veli Mitova (ed.), The Factive Turn in Epistemology, Cambridge University Press, 2018, 247pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107175655. Reviewed by Daniel Whiting, University of Southampton In 2008, Wayne Riggs suggested that epistemology had taken a value turn.[1] A decade later, Veli Mitova suggests that it has now taken a factive turn. This excellent collection of consistently high quality essays is intended to showcase this recent development. Some contributors seem to be leading the curve, others appear more interested to find out where it leads, others purport to call us back. All have interesting, worthwhile, and novel things to say on one or more of the many issues that arise along the way. The volume as a whole is important reading for anyone with serious interests in epistemology and also, since the issues often intersect with broader concerns, ethics... Read More

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