Believing the Word

Faith and Philosophy 13 (1):78-90 (1996)
Our concept of knowing of other persons ought to include respect for them. Since respect implies considering whether what they say is true, I propose that believing others’ words is a necessary condition of knowing them. I explore the contribution such belief makes to knowledge of other persons, as well as some surprising but welcome implications, including theological consequences
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DOI 10.5840/faithphil199613111
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