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CRITICAL STUDY OF GOLDBERG'S RELYING ON OTHERS

Mikkel Gerken c1

Abstract

This critical study of Sanford Goldberg's Relying on Others focuses on the book's central claim, the extendedness hypothesis, according to which the processes relevant for assessing the reliability of a hearer's testimonial belief include the cognitive processes involved in the production of the testimony.

(Online publication April 04 2012)

Correspondence

c1 gerken@hum.ku.dk

MIKKEL GERKEN (PhD, UCLA 2007) is a post doc at the University of Copenhagen. He works primarily in the interface between epistemology and philosophy of mind. However, his philosophical interests include philosophy of language, philosophy of science, (philosophy of) cognitive science and philosophical methodology.