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The Genealogy of Testimonial Justice

Miranda Fricker

in Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198237907
eISBN:
9780191706844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237907.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter traces the genealogy of the virtue of testimonial justice back to the State of Nature. Building on Bernard Williams' account of two basic ‘virtues of truth’, namely Accuracy and ... More


Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Wendie E Schneider

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Engines of Truth explores the history of nineteenth-century British trial procedure from the novel viewpoint of efforts to control perjury. Perjury emerged as an acute problem in the Victorian era: ... More


“We’re All Catholics Now”

Simon Coleman

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0021
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

‘We’re all Protestants now,’ has been claimed by some religious commentators in the light of Vatican II reforms, and these words have still wider resonances as a way of referring to ‘a ... More


Charles Du Bos’s Catholicism and His Politics of Sincerity in Interwar France

Katherine Davies

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Katherine Davies explores the role of sincerity in the life and though of the literary critic and Catholic convert, Charles Du Bos. The notion and practice of sincerity, manifest in Du Bos’s ... More


The apology: the principal issues

Michael Cunningham

in States of apology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089268
eISBN:
9781781707654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089268.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the four most significant issues that are raised in a consideration of the political apology. These are responsibility over generations, the question of the impact of time, ... More


Five Questions About Religion Judges Are Afraid to Ask*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Five Questions About Religion Judges Are Afraid to Ask” explores various matters that judges often avoid, partly because their involvement would constitute an inappropriate connection between state ... More


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