Epistemic Injustice from Afar: Rethinking the Denial of Armenian Genocide

  title={Epistemic Injustice from Afar: Rethinking the Denial of Armenian Genocide},
  author={Imge Oranlı},
  journal={Social Epistemology},
  pages={120 - 132}
  • Imge Oranlı
  • Published 24 November 2020
  • Philosophy
  • Social Epistemology
ABSTRACT Genocide denialism is an understudied topic in the epistemic injustice scholarship; so are epistemic relations outside of the Euro-American context. This article proposes to bring the literature into contact with an underexplored topic in a ‘distant’ setting: Turkey. Here, I explore the ethical and epistemological implications of the Turkish denial of the Armenian genocide as a pervasive and systematic epistemic harm. Using an interdisciplinary methodology, I argue that a philosophical… 

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