Erkenntnis 80 (1):173-183 (2015)

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Anil Gomes
Oxford University
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In this paper I defend the claim that testimony can serve as a basic source of knowledge of other people’s mental lives against the objection that testimonial knowledge presupposes knowledge of other people’s mental lives and therefore can’t be used to explain it
Keywords Testimony  Other Minds  Testimonial Knowledge
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