Introduction By Dennis Whitcomb I. Conceptions of Social Epistemology Chapter 1. Alvin I. Goldman, "A Guide to Social Epistemology". Chapter 2. Paul Boghossian, "Epistemic Relativism Defended". Chapter 3. Miranda Fricker, "Rational Authority and Social Power: Towards a Truly Social Epistemology". II. Trust in Testimony and Experts Chapter 4. Jennifer Lackey, "Testimony: Acquiring Knowledge from Others" . Chapter 5. Sanford C. Goldberg, "If that Were True I Would Have Heard It By Now". Chapter 6. Alvin Goldman, "Experts: Which Ones Should You Trust?". III. Reasonable Peer Disagreement Chapter 7. Richard Feldman, "Reasonable Religious Disagreement". Chapter 8. Adam Elga, "Reflection and Disagreement". Chapter 9. Thomas Kelly, "Peer Disagreement and Higher Order Evidence" (selections). IV. Judgment Aggregation Chapter 10. Christian List, "Group Knowledge and Group Rationality". Chapter 11. Philip Pettit, "Groups with Minds of Their Own". V. Systems Design Chapter 12. Larry Laudan, "Thinking about Error in the Law". Chapter 13. Don Fallis, "Wikipistemology". Chapter 14. Cass R. Sunstein, "Deliberating Groups vs. Prediction Markets (or Hayek's Challenge to Habermas)". Chapter 15. Kevin J. S. Zollman, "The Communication Structure of Epistemic Communities".
Alvin Goldman is Board of Governors Professor, Department of Philosophy and Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers University. Dennis Whitcomb is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Western Washington University
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