Epistemology is the branch of philosophy concerned with knowledge and truth.

MONDAY (2/8): Some philosophical perspectives on knowing and doubt.

Please read before Monday:

Knowing (Chapter 1 of Blackburn, Think)

Excerpts from Descartes’ First Meditation and excerpts from Berkeley, The Principles of Human Knowledge

 

WEDNESDAY (2/10): Epistemic justice and injustice

Miranda Fricker Precis paper on Epistemic Injustice ; excerpts from Boaventura de Sousa Santos et al, Another Knowledge is Possible

OPTIONAL: If you like, you may listen to an interview with Miranda Fricker, discussing her work on epistemic injustice: http://www.philosophybites.libsyn.com/webpage/category/Miranda%20Fricker (about 15 minutes–you can download it as an MP3)

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