Monthly Archives: December 2021

10 Highlights from PERITIA’s Research in 2021

  • December 16, 2021
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As 2021 comes to an end, we look back on a year of research, events and engagement in PERITIA. We have selected 10 highlights from these past months, from scientific conferences, articles to panel discussions and interviews. We hope this selection helps to build a more comprehensive understanding of the prospects of trust in science […]

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Testimonial Injustice and Trust — A PERITIA Special Issue

  • December 9, 2021
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Should we simply trust what people or institutions say? Which values should be at play when assessing the words of others? Are experts or testifiers vulnerable against their own audiences? What if we wrongly discredit testimonies? Can we make sure that testimonies are accessible to vulnerable audiences? What strategies can help us to create testimonially […]

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Heather Douglas on How Values Shape Science Advice

  • December 2, 2021
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PERITIA Board Member Heather Douglas is the latest interviewee of the SAPEA Science for Policy Podcast. In this episode, she discusses the role of values in shaping science advice and touches upon some of the key questions of PERITIA’s research, starting by asking: “Can science be a value-free area of epistemic concerns?” The philosopher, author […]

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