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2022 IJPS Robert Papazian and PERITIA Essay Prizes on Disagreement

  • October 19, 2022
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The International Journal of Philosophical Studies (IJPS) announces the 2022 call for the Robert Papazian and PERITIA Essay Prizes. The topic for the 2022 competition is “The Ethics and Politics of Disagreement”. The call is open to researchers from all philosophical approaches and will consist of two main prize categories, the annual Robert Papazian Prize […]

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Social Indicators of Trust in an Age of Informational Chaos

  • October 18, 2022
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How do we decide which experts to trust in digital and physical environments of too much information including false or misleading information? This central question of the PERITIA project is the focal point of a recently published Special Issue in the scientific journal Social Epistemology (A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy). Edited by PERITIA […]

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New Book: Questioning Experts and Expertise

  • October 3, 2022
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A newly published book “Questioning Experts and Expertise” (Routledge) edited by PERITIA investigators Maria Baghramian and Carlo Martini presents research funded by PERITIA as well as some of the results of the Irish project When Experts Disagree (WEXD). It brings together philosophers, sociologists and policy experts to discuss the nature, scope and limitations of expert […]

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Media, Trust, and Science in the Covid-19 Pandemic

  • April 8, 2022
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On 7-8 April, Donya Alinejad convened a PERITIA author workshop on the topic of Media, Trust, and Science in the Covid-19 pandemic, hosted by ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, in Berlin. The one day workshop featured several presentations of papers for a Special Issue in the Journal of Digital Social […]

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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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