Augustine on Testimony

@article{King2009AugustineOT,
  title={Augustine on Testimony},
  author={P. King and N. Ballantyne},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={195 - 214}
}
  • P. King, N. Ballantyne
  • Published 2009
  • Philosophy
  • Canadian Journal of Philosophy
  • Philosophical work on testimony has fl ourished in recent years. Testimony roughly involves a source affi rming or stating something in an attempt to transfer information to one or more persons. It is often said that the topic of testimony has been neglected throughout most of the history of philosophy, aside from contributions by David Hume (17111776) and Thomas Reid (1710-1796). True as this may be, Hume and Reid aren’t the only ones who deserve a tip of the hat for recognizing the importance… CONTINUE READING
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