Lani Watson’s The Right To Know: Epistemic Rights and Why We Need Them (Routledge 2021) “… provides the first comprehensive examination of the right to know and other epistemic rights: rights to goods such as information, knowledge and truth.” In a discussion held with Daniella Meehan, (Glasgow University), Dr. Watson (Research Fellow at the University of Oxford) introduces and examines her project on epistemic rights…. [please find below links to the recordings].
Watson, Lani. 2021. “Interview on The Right To Know: Epistemic Rights and Why We Need Them.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective interviewed by Daniella Meehan. Recorded 15 December. Three MP4 audio files. https://wp.me/p1Bfg0-6tI.
This conversation between Lani Watson and Daniella Meehan was held on December 15, 2021 and is in three parts. The recordings, MP4 audio files, are between 13-18 minutes in length.
Recording 1: Dr. Watson introduces her project on epistemic rights and details a central case study in the book, then discusses the first two chapters: What are epistemic rights? and Who has epistemic rights?
Recording 2: Dr. Watson discusses epistemic rights violations and epistemic injustice, covering the second two chapters of the book: When are epistemic rights violated? and Who gets hurt?
Recording 3: Dr. Watson discusses the moral and legal significance of epistemic rights and epistemic rights activism, drawing on the fifth and final chapter of the book: Why do we need epistemic rights?