Epistemic Justice as a Virtue of Social Institutions

  title={Epistemic Justice as a Virtue of Social Institutions},
  author={Elizabeth S. Anderson},
  journal={Social Epistemology},
  pages={163 - 173}
  • E. Anderson
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Philosophy
  • Social Epistemology
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