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Epistemological Problems of Testimony

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[New Entry by Nick Leonard on April 1, 2021.] [Editor's Note: The following new entry by Nick Leonard replaces the former entry on this topic by the previous author.] So much of what we know about the world, e.g., history, science, politics, one another, etc., comes from the testimony of others. But while testimony is clearly an indispensable source of knowledge,...

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