New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2017. Over thirty chapters address fundamental topics such as testimonial and hermeneutic injustice and virtue epistemology, moral imagination, objectivity and objectification, implicit bias, gender and race. Also included are chapters on areas in applies ethics and philosophy, such as media ethics, education and health care.
In the era of information and communication, issues of misinformation and miscommunication are more pressing than ever. Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment that relate to issues of knowledge, understanding, and participation in communicative practices. The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting subject. The first collection of its kind, it comprises over thirty chapters by a team of international contributors, divided into five parts: Core Concepts Liberatory Epistemologies and Axes of Oppression Schools of Thought and Subfields within Epistemology Socio-political, Ethical, and Psychological Dimensions of Knowing Case Studies of Epistemic Injustice. As well as fundamental topics such as testimonial and hermeneutic injustice and epistemic trust, the Handbook includes chapters on important issues such as social and virtue epistemology, objectivity and objectification, implicit bias, and gender and race. Also included are chapters on areas in applied ethics and philosophy, such as law, education, and healthcare. The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice is essential reading for students and researchers in ethics, epistemology, political philosophy, feminist theory, and philosophy of race. It will also be very useful for those in related fields, such as cultural studies, sociology, education and law.
Table of Contents
Introduction Ian James Kidd, Jose Medina, and Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr. Part 1: Core Concepts 1. Varieties of Epistemic Injustice Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr. 2. Varieties of Testimonial Injustice Jeremy Wanderer 3. Varieties of Hermeneutical Injustice Jose Medina 4. Evolving Concepts of Epistemic Injustice Miranda Fricker 5. Epistemic Injustice as Distributive Injustice David Coady 6. Trust, Distrust, and Epistemic Injustice Katherine Hawley 7. Forms of Knowing and Epistemic Resources Alexis Shotwell 8. Epistemic Responsibility Lorraine Code 9. Ideology Charles Mills Part 2: Liberatory Epistemologies and Axes of Oppression 10. Intersectionality and Epistemic Injustice Patricia Hill Collins 11. Feminist Epistemology: The Subject of Knowledge Nancy Tuana 12. Epistemic Injustice and the Philosophy of Race Luvell Anderson 13. Decolonial Praxis and Epistemic Injustice Andrea J. Pitts 14. Queer Epistemology and Epistemic Injustice Kim Q. Hall 15. Allies Behaving Badly: Gaslighting as Epistemic Injustice Rachel McKinnon 16. Knowing Disability Differently Shelley Tremain Part 3: Schools of Thought and Subfields within Epistemology 17. Power/Knowledge/Resistance: Foucault and Epistemic Injustice Amy Allen 18. Epistemic Injustice and Phenomenology Lisa Guenther 19. On the Harms of Epistemic Injustice: Pragmatism and Transactional Epistemology Shannon Sullivan 20. Social Epistemology and Epistemic Injustice Sanford Goldberg 21. Testimonial Injustice, Epistemic Vice, and Virtue Epistemology Heather Battaly Part 4: Socio-political, Ethical, and Psychological Dimensions of Knowing 22. Implicit Bias and Stereotype Threat Jennifer Saul 23. What's Wrong with Epistemic Injustice? Harm, Vice, Objectification, Misrecognition Matthew Congdon 24. Epistemic and Political Agency Lorenzo Simpson 25. Epistemic and Political Freedom Susan Babbitt 26. Epistemic Communities and Institutions Nancy McHugh 27. Objectivity, Epistemic Objectification, and Oppression Sally Haslanger Part 5: Case Studies of Epistemic Injustice 28. Epistemic Justice and the Law Michael Sullivan 29. The Case of Digital Environments Gloria Origgi and Serena Ciranna 30. Epistemic Injustice in Science Heidi Grasswick 31. Education and Epistemic Injustice Ben Kotzee 32. Epistemic Injustice in Medicine and Healthcare Havi Carel and Ian James Kidd 33. Epistemic Injustice and Mental Illness Anastasia Scrutton 34. Indigenous Peoples, Anthropology, and the Legacy of Epistemic Injustice Rebecca Tsosie 35. Epistemic Injustice and Archaeological Heritage Andreas Pantazatos 36. Epistemic Injustice and Religion Ian James Kidd 37. Philosophy and Philosophical Practice: Eurocentrism as an Epistemology of Ignorance Linda Martin Alcoff Index