On what basis should we make an epistemic assessment of another’s authority to impart knowledge? Is social identity a legitimate feature to take into account when assessing epistemic reliability? This paper argues that, in some cases, social identity is a relevant feature to take into account in assessing a person’s credibility.
Martin Alcoff, Linda
"On Judging Epistemic Credibility: Is Social Identity Relevant?,"
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 29
, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/phil_ex/vol29/iss1/1