Epistemic injustice in utterance interpretation

Synthese 194 (9):3421-3443 (2017)
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This paper argues that underlying social biases are able to affect the processes underlying linguistic interpretation. The result is a series of harms systematically inflicted on marginalised speakers. It is also argued that the role of biases and stereotypes in interpretation complicates Miranda Fricker's proposed solution to epistemic injustice.


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Andrew Peet
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