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Mia at her graduation ceremony

August 31, 2022

This summer, Mia attended her graduation ceremony and officially received her PhD degree with great and well deserved fanfare.

Paper alert! Institutions of epistemic vigilance !

August 31, 2022

Institutions of Epistemic Vigilance: The Case of the Newspaper Press is finally published in Social Epistemology

In our paper, we argue that the need for reliable information boosts the cultural evolution of information curating methods and ultimately (but not necessarily) leads to the creation of institutions of epistemic vigilance.

Preprint on animal communication

April 22, 2022

New preprint from Thom Scott-Phillips and Christophe Heintz:  'Animal communication in linguistic perspective'.

It is a review of the literature on animal communication. We focus on homologies (shared ancestry) and analogies (similar features & function, not shared ancestry) as ways to understand better animal communication. We contrast:

Lange Nacht der Forschung

April 22, 2022

We will participate to the Lange Nacht der Forschung, on 20.5.2022, at the CEU campus.

We will explain our research to whoever wants to know and present some of our experimental games.

Institutions of epistemic vigilance: preprint

April 21, 2022

Our pre-print titled 'Insitutions of Epistemic Vigilance: the case of the newspaper press' is uploaded on Philpapers:

Fairness WhatsApp Chats

March 10, 2021

So how do we, as conversationalists and friends, understand and describe fairness?