Papers

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'.

 https://psyarxiv.com/vnc5m

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:

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: https://philpapers.org/rec/SZEIOE-2