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Jesus Pedro Zamora Bonilla
National Distance Education University
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Two aspects of Miranda Fricker’s book are criticised: the implicit assumption that ethical theory can solve fundamental problems in epistemology, and the excessive reliance on testimony as a fundamental source of knowledge. Against the former, it is argued that ethical theories are based on cultural prejudices to a higher extent than epistemological theories. Against the latter, argumentation is proposed as a more important epistemic practice than testimony.
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Philosophy of Science
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DOI theoria20082319
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