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Epistemic injustice

Miranda Fricker

Epistemic injustice

power and the ethics of knowing

by Miranda Fricker

  • 138 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of.,
  • Ethics.,
  • Justice (Philosophy),
  • Fairness.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMiranda Fricker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD176 .F75 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17569190M
    ISBN 109780198237907
    LC Control Number2007003067

    Miranda Fricker's Epistemic Injustice is a wide-ranging and important book on a much-neglected topic: the injustice involved in cases in which distrust arises out of prejudice. Fricker has some important things to say about this sort of injustice: its nature, how it arises, what sustains it, and the unhappy outcomes associated with it for the. The first kind of epistemic injustice is explored: testimonial injustice, wherein a speaker receives an unfair deficit of credibility from a hearer owing to prejudice on the hearer's part. A distinction between systematic and incidental testimonial injustice is explained.

    The book explores two different types of epistemic injustice, each driven by a form of prejudice, and from this exploration comes a positive account of two corrective ethical-intellectual virtues. The characterization of these phenomena casts light on many issues, such as social power, prejudice, virtue, and the genealogy of knowledge, and it /5(25). Introduction. The term “epistemic injustice” was introduced to the literature in the monograph of that name, Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing (Fricker , cited under Epistemic Injustice (“Testimonial,” “Hermeneutical,” and More)), by Miranda Fricker, and in precursor papers (from and ).The book draws on diverse philosophical materials—chiefly, the.

    The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice is essential reading for students and researchers in ethics, epistemology, political philosophy, feminist theory, and philosophy of race. It will also be very useful for those in related fields, such as cultural studies, sociology, education and law. The book explores two different types of epistemic injustice, each driven by a form of prejudice, and from this exploration comes a positive account of two corrective ethical-intellectual virtues. The characterization of these phenomena casts light on many issues, such as social power, prejudice, virtue, and the genealogy of knowledge, and it Price: $


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Epistemic injustice by Miranda Fricker Download PDF EPUB FB2

I like the way Fricker used 'To Kill a Mocking Bird' and 'The Talented Mr Ripley' to illustrate her arguments about credibility deficits leading to epistemic injustice as people's testimony is do The book takes the familiar topic of justice and ethics in philosophy and using socially situated examples demonstrates how some people are treated unjustly just because of their membership of a socially /5(20).

The book explores two different types of epistemic injustice, each driven by a form of prejudice, and from this exploration comes a positive account of two corrective ethical-intellectual virtues.

The characterization of these phenomena casts light on many issues, such as social power, prejudice, virtue, and the genealogy of knowledge, and it proposes a virtue epistemological account of by: The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice provides a great deal of content and opportunities in a single volume." - Amiel Bernal, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective "This could not be a more timely and consequential : Hardcover.

The book reveals epistemic injustice as a potent yet largely silent dimension of discrimination, analyses the wrong it perpetrates, and constructs two hybrid ethical-intellectual virtues of epistemic. In this exploration of new territory between ethics and epistemology, Miranda Fricker argues that there is Epistemic injustice book distinctively epistemic type of injustice, in which someone is wronged specifically in their capacity as a knower.

Epistemic injustice book is one of the oldest and most central themes in philosophy, but in order to reveal the ethical dimension of our epistemic practices the focus must shift to injustice.

The book explores two different types of epistemic injustice, each driven by a form of prejudice, and from this exploration comes a positive account of two corrective ethical-intellectual virtues. The characterization of these phenomena casts light on many issues, such as social power, prejudice, virtue, and the genealogy of knowledge, and it proposes a virtue epistemological account Brand: Oxford University Press.

The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice provides a great deal of content and opportunities in a single volume." - Amiel Bernal, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective "This could not be a more timely and consequential book.

In this ground-breaking book, the entanglements of reason and social power are traced in a newway, to reveal the different forms of epistemic injustice and their place in the broad pattern of 5/5(1). Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment that relate to issues of knowledge, understanding, and participation in communicative practices.

Enter Fricker’s work on epistemic injustice, which focuses on the manifestation of injustice in two everyday human practices: conveying knowledge and making sense of experience.

From this starting point, Fricker diagnoses how identity-based power and prejudice harm individuals in their capacities as knowers, and keep them from accessing essential truths about human experience. The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting subject.

The first collection of its kind, it comprises over thirty chapters by a team of international contributors, divided into five parts:Cited by: Epistemic Injustice explores the idea that there is a distinctively epistemic kind of injustice - injustice which consists in a wrong done to someone specifically in their capacity as a knower/5(2).

The book reveals epistemic injustice as a potent yet largely silent dimension of discrimination, analyses the wrong it perpetrates, and constructs two hybrid ethical-intellectual virtues of Author: Anita Ho.

Buy Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing by Fricker, Miranda (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(27).

Fricker - Epistemic Injustice Power and the Ethics of Knowing. Fricker adjusts the philosophical lens so that we see through to thenegative space that is epistemic book explores two different types of epistemic injustice, each driven by a form of prejudice, and from this exploration comes a positive account of two corrective ethical-intellectual virtues.

The book explores two different types of epistemic injustice, each driven by a form of prejudice, and from this exploration comes a positive account of two corrective ethical-intellectual virtues.

Ethics of Belief in Epistemology. Drawing on Feminist Standpoint Theory and Critical Race Theory, this book makes contributions to social epistemology and to recent discussions of testimonial and hermeneutical injustice, epistemic responsibility, counter-performativity, and solidarity in the fight against racism and sexism.

In the era of information and communication, issues of misinformation and miscommunication are more pressing than ever. Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment Price: $   "In this elegantly crafted book, Miranda Fricker's timely project of "looking at the negative space that is epistemic injustice" comes to fruition this is a path-breaking study.

With this book Miranda Fricker has opened space for the new meanings the "more squarely political" analysis will require/5(25). The book explores two different types of epistemic injustice, each driven by a form of prejudice, and from this exploration comes a positive account of two corrective ethical-intellectual virtues.

The characterization of these phenomena casts light on many issues, such as social power, prejudice,/5(25). Epistemic Injustice explores the idea that there is a distinctively epistemic kind of injustice - injustice which consists in a wrong done to someone specifically in their capacity as a knower.

Miranda Fricker distinguishes two forms of epistemic injustice: testimonial injustice and hermeneutical injustice/5().Epistemic injustice is, broadly speaking, about ways that members of marginalized groups may be wronged in their capacity as knowers, due to prejudicial stereotypes.

Members of marginalized groups are also the main subjects of concern in discussions of implicit bias and stereotype by: 2.