In this exploration of new territory between ethics and epistemology miranda fricker argues that there is a distinctively epistemic type of injustice in which someone is wronged specifically in their capacity as a knower justice is one of the oldest and most central themes in philosophy but in . Justice is one of the oldest and most central themes of philosophy but sometimes we would do well to focus instead on injustice in epistemology the very idea that there is a first order ethical dimension to our epistemic practices the idea that there is such a thing as epistemic justice remains obscure until we adjust the philosophical lens so that we see through to the negative . In this elegantly crafted book miranda frickers timely project of looking at the negative space that is epistemic injustice viii comes to fruition. The term epistemic injustice was introduced to the literature in the monograph of that name epistemic injustice power and the ethics of knowing fricker 2007 cited under epistemic injustice testimonial hermeneutical and more by miranda fricker and in precursor papers from 1998 and 2003 the book draws on diverse
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