John Greco

McDevitt Chair in Philosophy
Editor, American Philosophical Quarterly
Department of Philosophy
Georgetown University
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20057

Latest posts

Why are we so polarized, and how can we move forward? A perspective from social epistemology.

Posted on 7 September 2020 by John Greco

Contemporary academic philosophy has recently taken a “social turn” regarding the way it thinks about knowledge and related issues.  Put differently, philosophy has turned away from the traditional ideal of a self-sufficient inquirer, doing his or her best to figure out what is reasonable to believe, in favor of a conception of knowledge that emphasizes
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