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The relationship among epistemic trust, truth, and social learning
Author/s: Morris N. Eagle 
Year:  2020 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  5 Pg. 45-49 FullText PDF:  62 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PU2020-001003
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The article by Elizabeth Allison & Peter Fonagy "When is truth relevant?", originally published in The Psychoanalytic Quarterly (2016, 85, 2: 275-303) and translated into Italian in the previous pages of this issue of Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane (2020, 54, 1: 17-44), is discussed. In particular, some critical reflections are made on the following issues: epistemic trust and social learning; forced choice between skeptical realism and belief in a truth to be found; the complex consequences of learning the truth about oneself; disorders of mental representation versus disorders of mental process; transference as a means to historical truth; moments of meeting as moments of truth; distinction between mentalizing and reflective function; observational learning and imitation; epistemic trust and truth; trust in the therapeutic situation.
Keywords: Epistemic trust; Truth; Social learning; Mentalization and reflective function; Psychotherapy

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Morris N. Eagle, The relationship among epistemic trust, truth, and social learning in "PSICOTERAPIA E SCIENZE UMANE" 1/2020, pp. 45-49, DOI:10.3280/PU2020-001003


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