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Justification and the Psychology of Human Reasoning

Stephen Stich and Richard E. Nisbett

in Collected Papers, Volume 2: Knowledge, Rationality, and Morality, 1978-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199733477
eISBN:
9780199949823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733477.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter makes an extended case for the philosophical relevance of recent empirical work on reasoning. It focuses on the implications of this work for an analysis of justification of inductive ... More


Dangerous Stories

Gwen Ottinger

in Refining Expertise: How Responsible Engineers Subvert Environmental Justice Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762370
eISBN:
9780814762394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762370.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines how discourses of individual responsibility and residential choice provided an opportunity for experts to position themselves as informers of responsible choices. Focusing on ... More


We Built Reality: How Social Science Infiltrated Culture, Politics, and Power

Jason Blakely

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190087371
eISBN:
9780190087418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087371.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Popular culture is saturated with claims about a science of human life. Demographics are said to predict how we will vote; chemicals in our brains, who we’ll date; game-like scenarios, how we’ll ... More


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