On 6-7 November 2017 we will host an international conference designed to bring together speakers from philosophy and psychology to explore arrogance, dogmatism and close-mindedness in debate. More details and call for participation to follow.
Fleur Jongepier Karin Jongsma If intensive care beds or ventilators run out, who should be saved? And how should such decisions be morally justified? These are horrible, indeed impossible, decisions that clinicians currently face, or may be confronted with in the (near)
We are often at the mercy of others when we are trying to figure things out. The same is true when we are seeking to gain deeper understanding or to improve our skills for gaining knowledge. Others can share their perspectives with us. They can point us toward relevant evidence. They can raise important questions
Students of recent social epistemology could be forgiven for thinking that the world’s social and political problems begin and end with the threat of “fake news”. The thought is that something new and dangerous has emerged at the end of the end of history: a “post-truth” new world order in which populist demagogues deny the