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A Case against the Argument from “Collective Amnesia” and “Forgetting”

A Case against the Argument from “Collective Amnesia” and “Forgetting”

Posted on 15 May 2023 by

The term collective amnesia is often used to analyse cases or states in which morally, socially and politically pertinent knowledge, such as knowledge about historical injustices, is (arguably) absent or […]

Testimonial injustice in healthcare – an alternative diagnosis

Testimonial injustice in healthcare – an alternative diagnosis

Posted on 23 January 2023 by

The common patient complaint of not feeling listened to is familiar to many and well tracked throughout various channels. Whether it be the UK governments 2020 report on endometriosis care […]

Epistemic Exploitation and Ontic Burnout

Epistemic Exploitation and Ontic Burnout

Posted on 31 October 2022 by

Picture a scene where, Amina, a Black woman, is out with a white male acquaintance, Ben. During the meal, a white woman approaches her, reaches out to touch her hair, […]

The Case for Epistemic Reparations

The Case for Epistemic Reparations

Posted on 13 December 2021 by

In 1976, 15-year-old Deann Katherine Long was raped and murdered near her home in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Five years later, Lewis “Jim” Fogle was arrested for his purported involvement in […]

‘Not people like us’: the epistemic objectification of the UK’s most vulnerable and why the pandemic is unlikely to change this treatment

‘Not people like us’: the epistemic objectification of the UK’s most vulnerable and why the pandemic is unlikely to change this treatment

Posted on 13 July 2020 by

Poverty and human rights abuses in the UK: fear and compassion “I wash in what I call a birdbath – a little hot water in a basin and have a […]

EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE: WHOSE JOB IS IT TO END IT?

EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE: WHOSE JOB IS IT TO END IT?

Posted on 6 May 2019 by

Epistemic injustice refers to a category of harms that affect people specifically in their capacity as knowers, inquirers or communicators as opposed to fellow citizens, members of the moral community […]