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Why Twitter is (Epistemically) Better Than Facebook

Why Twitter is (Epistemically) Better Than Facebook

Posted on 11 January 2021 by

Online Environments Social media has the potential to expand our epistemic horizons, connecting us with a wider range of people and more information and analysis than ever before. But it […]

Online illusions of understanding

Online illusions of understanding

Posted on 19 October 2020 by

An online intellectual paradise? The internet and social media provide us with plenty of opportunities to educate ourselves, to learn new things, and to deepen our understanding. A world of […]

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

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

Posted on 7 September 2020 by

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 […]

Socializing Intellectual Autonomy

Socializing Intellectual Autonomy

Posted on 10 August 2020 by

Two key ideas which frame our thinking about autonomy are self-governance and self-reliance. The problem with using these arguably modern ideas to frame our thinking about autonomy is that it […]