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Epistemic authority

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

Epistemic authority

a theory of trust, authority, and autonomy in belief

by Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

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

    Subjects:
  • Theory of Knowledge,
  • Self,
  • Trust,
  • Belief and doubt,
  • Authority

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLinda Trinkaus Zagzebski
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD209 .Z34 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25276095M
    ISBN 109780199936472
    LC Control Number2012008783

    Phenomenal Authority: The Epistemic Authority of Alcoholics Anonymous Book Section To understand a complicated psycho-bio-social phenomenon(a) such as addiction to alcohol one wants ideally a phenomenology, a behavioral and cognitive psychology, a physiology, and a neurobiology – all embedded in a sociology.   Linda Zagzebski's highly ambitious book on epistemic authority manages to be both. The ultimate aim is to vindicate epistemic authority as a crucial and unavoidable aspect of our intellectual lives—where this includes the moral and religious dimensions of our lives, as well as our more narrowly theoretical : Baron Wayne Reed.


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Epistemic authority is compatible with autonomy, but epistemic self-reliance is incoherent. The book argues that epistemic and emotional self-trust are rational and inescapable, that consistent self-trust commits us to trust in others, and that among those we are committed to Author: Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski.

Epistemic Authority is rich, wide-ranging, and provocative. I strongly recommend it, especially to anyone who is interested in epistemic autonomy, epistemic authority, and the rational defensibility of faith and of believing on the authority of one's epistemic community.

It. In this book Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski gives an extended argument that the self-reflective person is committed to belief on authority. Epistemic authority is compatible with autonomy, but epistemic self-reliance is incoherent.

In this book Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski gives an extended argument that the self-reflective person is committed to belief on authority. Epistemic authority is compatible with autonomy, but epistemic self-reliance is incoherent/5(25). In this book Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski gives an extended argument that the self-reflective person is committed to belief on authority.

Epistemic authority is compatible with autonomy, but epistemic self-reliance is incoherent. She argues that epistemic and emotional self-trust are rational and Author: Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski. One of the key tenets of Linda Zagzebski’s book Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief () is the “Preemption Thesis for epistemic authority”.

It says that, when an agent realizes that an epistemic authority believes that p, the. In this book Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski gives an extended argument that the self-reflective person is committed to belief on authority. Epistemic authority is compatible with autonomy, but epistemic self-reliance is incoherent.

She argues that epistemic and emotional self-trust are rational and inescapable, that consistent self-trust commits us to trust in others, and that among those we are.

Epistemic authority and the limits of the political model ; 2. Authority in small communities ; Justifying authority in small communities ; Justifying epistemic authority in small communities ; 3. Communal epistemic authority ; 4. The epistemology of imperfection ; Chapter 8 Moral authority ; 1.

The prima facie case for moral epistemic. Critical Study: Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief by Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski Guy Longworth University of Warwick 1. Introduction This is an ambitious book. It aims to “ defend the existence of epistemic authority on grounds that almost all modern philosophers would accept”.

(p). In my opinion, epistemic authority needs to be regained, but in a modern form. In this book, I have tried to show what a modern defense of epistemic authority would look like” (p.

This book was published in In the political climate in the United States, Professor Zagzebski’s book could not /5(4). Get this from a library.

Epistemic authority: a theory of trust, authority, and autonomy in belief. [Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski] -- Gives an extended argument for epistemic authority from the implications of reflective self-consciousness.

Epistemic authority is compatible. Home › Books and Book Reviews › A Review of Linda Zagzebski’s Epistemic Authority, Alex, Joly Chock, Mallard, and Matheson. A Review of Linda Zagzebski’s Epistemic Authority, Alex, Joly Chock, Mallard, and Matheson.

By SERRC on Aug • (2). Author Information: Jensen Alex, Valerie Joly Chock, Kyle Mallard, and Jonathan Matheson, University of North Florida, jonathan. In her new book from Oxford University Press, Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Epistemic authority book, Zagzebski sets out to lead the modern secular thinker from trust in self to.

Epistemic definition is - of or relating to knowledge or knowing: cognitive. The Evolution of epistemic. This chapter investigates the historical sources of resistance to epistemic authority in the history of philosophy. The chapter focuses on the value of epistemic self-reliance and argues that a defense of self-reliance from Plato, Descartes, Locke, or Kant is problematic and probably based on a misreading of those philosophers.

If epistemic self-reliance is a good, it is not because of the. This book gives an extended argument for epistemic authority from the implications of reflective self-consciousness.

Epistemic authority is compatible with autonomy, but epistemic self-reliance is Author: Linda Zagzebski. In both cases, the appeal to authority calls for an explanation or a normative justification of the legitimacy of the authoritative source, a legitimacy that must be acknowledged by those who submit to it.

Still, I think that trust in epistemic authority and in political authority are two distinct phenomena that deserve a separate treatment. Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief The book opens with an analysis of the arguments against taking beliefs on the authority of others.

Zagzebski argues that this view is prevalent in modern philosophy and discourse largely because of the enlightenment and its focus on egalitarianism and autonomy of self. If one side rejects the epistemic authority of society’s core institutions and practices, there’s just nothing left to be done.

Truth cannot speak for itself, like the voice of God from above. In this book Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski gives an extended argument that the self-reflective person is committed to belief on authority.

Epistemic authority is compatible with autonomy, but epistemic self-reliance is incoherent. She argues that epistemic and emotional self-trust are rational and inescapable, that consistent self-trust commits us.

In her most recent book, Epistemic Authority, Linda Zagzebski provides a way of thinking about rationality, trust, and authority that many communities ― both religious and non-religious, but especially Catholics ― will find fits naturally with their considered 's worth your time to give it a careful read.

(Thomas Bogardus and Paige Massey, American Catholic Philosophical 5/5(4). One of the key tenets of Linda Zagzebski's book Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief () is the “Preemption Thesis for epistemic authority.” It says that, when an agent realizes that an epistemic authority believes that p, the epistemically rational response for her is to adopt the authority's belief and to replace all of her previous reasons Cited by: Imperfect Oracle.

The Epistemic and Moral Authority of Science. Theodore L. Brown “ This book aims to provide a rich, overarching account of the authority of science in American society.

It examines the nature of scientists’ cognitive and moral authority; the historical origins of science; its roles and limits in various spheres of society, including law, the courts, state policy, public. Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief Lingua inglese: : Zagzebski, Linda Trinkaus: Libri in altre lingue5/5(4).

Epistemic democracy is the "doctrine of the wisdom of the multitude." Definition and etymology. Epistemic democracy is: a recent paradigm in democratic theory. Estlund uses the case of jury systems to show that original authority can be drawn from an epistemic proceduralist account grounded in.

One of the key tenets of Linda Zagzebski’s book " Epistemic Authority" is the Preemption says that, when an agent learns that an epistemic authority believes that p, the rational response for her is to adopt that belief and to replace all of her previous reasons relevant to whether p by the reason that the authority believes that p.

I argue that such a “Hobbesian approach” to. Epistemic injustice is unfairness related to knowledge. The first theory of epistemic injustice was introduced in by British philosopher Miranda Fricker, who coined the term.

According to Fricker, there are two kinds of epistemic injustice: testimonial injustice and hermeneutical injustice. In this book Zagzebski gives an extended argument that the self-reflective person is committed to belief on authority.

Epistemic authority is compatible with autonomy, but epistemic self-reliance is incoherent. She argues that epistemic and emotional self-trust are rational and inescapable, that consistent self-trust commits us to trust in others, and that among those we are committed to.

A wonderful book, and an important one."—Joshua Cohen, Stanford University "This book breaks new ground, developing an overall view of democratic procedure, in particular of its legitimacy, that really has no precedent in the literature.

It will stand as the canonical defense of epistemic proceduralism."—Philip Pettit, Princeton University. We have seen the structure of epistemic proceduralism in chapter 6, and a general nonvoluntaristic approach to political authority, the normative consent approach, has been laid out in chapter 7.

In this chapter I will argue that an epistemic proceduralist account of democratic authority can be grounded in normative consent. Aquinas on the epistemology of authority Octo And we might also ask whether Aquinas’s position on authority’s epistemic role jibes well with the view that thinkers like Descartes and Kant take of authority.

New Book on Aquinas's Ethics Free Online until May. The present study examines students' perception of the teacher's role as epistemic authorities, that is, a source of determinative influence on the formation of individuals' knowledge, from three perspectives. First, it examines 7th and 10th graders' perception of their teachers as epistemic authorities.

The results showed that a teacher's subject matter, as well as students' age and gender Cited by: PDF | One of the key tenets of Linda Zagzebski's book Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief () is the | Find, read and cite all the research you need on Author: Christoph Jäger.

In this way, for Poulain, recognizing that one is a thinking thing—having the reflexive awareness proper to thinking, grasping the reasons which set the standards of epistemic authority, and taking oneself as an epistemic authority—is an essentially social process, even while it is up to each of to realize our nature as thinking : Lisa Shapiro.

Acknowledge epistemic authority. Too many people are reading a book or two (or sometimes even just watching a couple of YouTube videos), and then taking the podium or minbar to speak about things they don’t fully understand. That is one of the main theses of the book. References. Alex, Jensen, Valerie Joly Chock, Kyle Mallard, and Jonathan Matheson.

“A Review of Linda Zagzebski’s Epistemic Authority.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 6, no. 9 (): Zagzebski, Linda T. Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in. Theodore L.

Brown. Imperfect Oracle: The Epistemic and Moral Authority of Science. Published: J Theodore L. Brown, Imperfect Oracle: The Epistemic and Moral Authority of Science, Penn State Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Steve Fuller, University of Warwick.

'This paper is an overview of Estlund () and draws heavily on Chap. I of lhat book. Geenens. Tinneveh (eds.) Does Truth Maller.

ID Springer Science+ Business Media B. l.'i “Epistemic Proceduralism and Democratic Authority”, In Raf Geenens and. kind of authority is paltry indeed – nothing like “first-person authority” as philosophers generally construe the idea when discussing consciousness – for it says nothing about the epistemic relationship to the events reported.

The eyewitness could be totally full of beans, just making stuff up, and still have “authority” in this sense. Funds of Knowledge and Epistemic Authority in Higher Education: /ch This chapter examines how knowledge networks of academics shape epistemic authority in higher education institutions.

The issue is addressed with the approachAuthor: Filipa M. Ribeiro, Miranda Lubbers. Professor Linda Zagzebski’s wonderful book, Epistemic Authority, revolves around the thesis that the legitimacy of epistemic authority can be shown to result, in the following way, from a sober understanding of what it means to be an individual: first, one must trust one’s epistemic skills in attempts to get at the truth when one is most : James Kraft.I have claimed in this book that it is possible to discern two kinds of authority for science.

One of these is expert, or epistemic, authority: the capacity to convincingly speak about features of the natural world. The second is moral authority: the license to argue convincingly about how the world should be.