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The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

José Medina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores the epistemic side of oppression, focusing on racial and sexual oppression and their interconnections. It elucidates how social insensitivities and imposed silences prevent members ... More


The Milton Controversy

Christopher Ricks

in Milton's Grand Style

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198120902
eISBN:
9780191671289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198120902.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter evaluates whether Milton's style in his ‘Paradise Lost’, as well as his other works, has been justly criticized. It examines several arguments presented by Milton's critics, particularly ... More


Imaginary Jews and Jewish Imagination

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the writings of the French Jewish critic Alain Finkielkraurt called The Imaginary Jew. Finkielkraut is the son of Polish immigrants to France who gradually became disconcerted by ... More


Resistance as Epistemic Vice and as Epistemic Virtue

José Medina

in The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that testimonial injustice involves a lack of proportionality in the appraisals of epistemic qualities such as credibility. Being always comparative and contrastive, an epistemic ... More


Epistemic Responsibility and Culpable Ignorance

José Medina

in The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter elucidates the relationship between responsible agency and knowledge. I argue that responsible agency requires only minimal self-knowledge that need not include explanatory knowledge of ... More


Insensitivity In Communicating With EmigréS

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Immediate hardship in Germany contaminated communications between physicists at home and abroad. But their official or private reactions to emigrés were frequently clumsy and haughty, if not ... More


“Lasnik‐Effects” and String‐Vacuous ATB Movement *

Jun Abe and Norbert Hornstein

in Ways of Structure Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644933
eISBN:
9780191741609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644933.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The question raised in this chapter is why string-vacuous movement is insensitive to locality effects. It argues that, although such movement creates a normal chain, it is the bottom copy that is ... More


Stroud's Proposal for Removing the Threat of Skepticism

Jonathan Ellis

in The Possibility of Philosophical Understanding: Reflections on the Thought of Barry Stroud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195381658
eISBN:
9780199918317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381658.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General, History of Philosophy

Barry Stroud is well known as a critic of philosophers who purport to answer, or otherwise deflate, the threat of skepticism of the external world. In several recent papers, however, Stroud argues ... More


Insensitivity

Keith DeRose

in The Appearance of Ignorance: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199564477
eISBN:
9780191846021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199564477.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter insensitivity accounts, on which various puzzling appearances of ignorance are explained by appeal to the fact that the beliefs in question would have been held even if they had been ... More


The Appearance of Ignorance: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

Keith DeRose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199564477
eISBN:
9780191846021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199564477.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume presents, develops, and champions contextualist solutions to two of the stickiest problems in epistemology: The puzzles of skeptical hypotheses and of lotteries. It is argued that, at ... More


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