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This book considers how observations about the past influence future behaviour, as expressed in language. Focusing on information gathered from speech and other evidence sources, the author offers a model of how judgements about reliability can be made, and how such judgements factor into how people treat information they acquire via those sources.
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This chapter returns to the particular case of testimonial evidence and places the proposed account within the philosophical landscape of work on testimony. The approach is argued to be a hybrid of reductionist and anti-reductionist approaches from this perspective. Information states corr... see more

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