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Single Idea 10325

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / C. External Justification / 7. Testimony]

Full Idea

To believe that testimony needs a general vindication is itself an expression of individualism.

Gist of Idea

Vindicating testimony is an expression of individualism


Martin Kusch (Knowledge by Agreement [2002], Intro)

Book Reference

Kusch,Martin: 'Knowledge by Agreement' [OUP 2004], p.13

A Reaction

Kusch is a spokesman for Communitarian Epistemology. Surely we are allowed to identify the criteria for what makes a good witness? Ask a policeman.