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  1. Maryam Maryam says:

    It is a good reading selection for those who want to have a general idea of social epistemology; specifically I recommend the paper by Miranda Fricker on 'Rational Authority and Social Power'


  2. Cheng Wen Cheong Cheng Wen Cheong says:

    Except for two or three articles the rest of them didn't really interest me The field appears to be analytical than I expect and involves an intermediate level of probabilistic logic that I'm not acuainted with With exception of the article on testimony the rest of the writings were really dry and surprisingly cursory


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Social Epistemology ➽ [Reading] ➿ Social Epistemology By Alvin I. Goldman ➲ – Buyprobolan50.co.uk What if anything justifies us in believing the testimony of others How should we react to disagreement between ourselves and our peers and to disagreement among the experts when we ourselves are novic What if anything justifies us in believing the testimony of others How should we react to disagreement between ourselves and our peers and to disagreement among the experts when we ourselves are novices Can beliefs be held by groups of people in addition to the people composing those groups And if so how should groups go about forming their beliefs How should we design social systems such as legal juries and scientific research sharing schemes to promote knowledge among the people who engage in them When different groups of people judge different beliefs to be justified how can we tell which groups are correct These uestions are at the heart of the vital discipline of Social Epistemology The classic articles in this volume address these uestions in ways that are both cutting edge and easy to understand This volume will be of great interest to scholars and students in epistemology.