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What is epistemic public trust in science?

Irzık, Gürol and Kurtulmuş, Faik (2019) What is epistemic public trust in science? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 70 (4). pp. 1145-1166. ISSN 0007-0882 (Print) 1464-3537 (Online)

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjps/axy007

Abstract

We provide an analysis of public’s having warranted epistemic trust in science, that is, the conditions under which the public may be said to have well-placed trust in the scientists as providers of information. We distinguish between basic and enhanced epistemic trust in science and provide necessary conditions for both. We then present the controversy regarding the (alleged) connection between autism and measles-mumps-rubella vaccination as a case study to illustrate our analysis. The realization of warranted epistemic public trust in science requires various societal conditions, which we briefly introduce in the concluding section.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
ID Code:39637
Deposited By:Ahmet Faik Kurtulmuş
Deposited On:12 Mar 2020 15:47
Last Modified:12 Mar 2020 15:47

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