The Right To Know: Epistemic Rights and Why We Need Them: Audio Interview, Lani Watson and Daniella Meehan

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].

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Recording Citation:

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.

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?

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