By James R. Beebe
Experimental epistemology makes use of experimental equipment of the cognitive sciences to make clear debates inside epistemology,the philosophical research of data and rationally justified trust. during this first severe assortment in this intriguing new subfield, best researchers take on key questions touching on wisdom, facts, and rationally justified trust.
Advances in Experimental Epistemology addresses valuable epistemological matters resembling no matter if matters in excessive stakes occasions have to own superior proof in an effort to have knowledge;whether and in what respects figuring out that p is determined by what activities one undertakes in mild of p; how philosophers may still reply to deep and pervasive war of words approximately specific situations of information and trust and the methodological demanding situations to epistemology which are offered by way of war of words in epistemic intuitions.As good as relocating study in epistemology ahead, this state-of-the-art quantity is helping outline the long run process study in experimental philosophy.
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53 (medium effect size). 21 Discussion The results from this experiment support (H). Mean level of agreement with the knowledge attribution differed across the stakes conditions. Significance was reached for two out of the three experiments, suggesting that stakes play a role in knowledge attribution in accordance with (H). Moreover, we get corroborating data for (H) which does not rely on “evidence-seeking” experiments. This is significant since the “evidence-seeking” results conflict with earlier work and so it might be thought that the former results are simply due to an artifact of the experiment.
The third is the explanation we prefer. We think our explanation vindicates the evidence-seeking probes. First, one might worry that the Hopes evidence-seeking question (“How many times do you think Peter has to proofread his paper before he hopes that there are no typos? ”) is too difficult to understand. We don’t normally expect that hoping for something should depend on how much evidence we gather, so the question seems to presuppose something odd. According to this hypothesis, responses to the Hopes question do not reflect speaker competence since subjects do not properly understand it.
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