Authenticating Expertise: Philosophical and Legal Issues

TitleAuthenticating Expertise: Philosophical and Legal Issues
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsBorenstein, J
JournalInternational Journal of Applied Philosophy
Volume16
Issue1
Pagination85-102
Type of ArticleJournal Article
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number0739098X
KeywordsENGINEERING , Expert Witness , SCIENCE
AbstractOur courts are regularly confronted with the claims of expert witnesses. In this paper, several philosophical issues pertaining to expertise will be discussed, including what expertise is, why we rely on experts, what measures can be taken to verify expertise, and how we determine whether a particular individual is an expert.
NotesCover Date: Spring 2002.Source Info: 16(1), 85-102. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 37-2. Subject: EXPERT WITNESS; LEGAL; POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY; VERIFICATION. Update Code: 20110221.
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