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Aidan McGlynn (Edinburgh)
Committee Member



Aidan McGlynn is a Senior Lecturer in the philosophy department at the University of Edinburgh. He studied in Scotland before receiving his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin in 2010, then spent two years as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Northern Institute of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. He works mostly on issues in epistemology, particularly where it intersects with other areas such as the philosophies of language and mind, and social and feminist philosophy. His recent research has covered self-knowledge, trust, immunity to error through misidentification, scepticism, sex education, deep disagreement, externalism and internalism in epistemology, epistemic injustice, standpoint epistemology, knowledge first epistemology, active ignorance, propaganda, objectification, pornography, and silencing. He is author of Knowledge First? (Palgrave Macmillan), co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Social Epistemology (OUP) and is currently writing Epistemic Injustice: An Introduction (Routledge).

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