Dismissive Incomprehension: A Use of Purported Ignorance to Undermine Others

Social Epistemology 33 (3):262-271 (2019)

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Matthew J. Cull
University of Sheffield
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ABSTRACTThis paper analyses a particular social phenomenon whereby a speaker purports ignorance of the meaning of another speaker’s speech in order to undermine that other speaker: dismissive incom...
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