David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Formal epistemology is the study of crucial concepts in general or main- stream epistemology including knowledge, belief , certainty, ra- tionality, reasoning, decision, justi cation, learning, agent interaction and information processing using a spread of di¤erent formal tools. These formal tools may be drawn from elds such as logic, probability theory, game theory, decision theory, formal learning theory, and distributed com- puting such variety is typical in formal epistemology, a eld in which interaction with topics outside of philosophy proper is the rule rather than the exception. Practitioners of formal epistemology include philosophers, computer scientists, social scientists, cognitive psychologists, theoretical economists, mathematicians, and theoretical linguists. The interdiscipli- nary nature of formal epistemology can make it di¢ cult for those new to the eld to have a sense of some of its basic agendas, actors, and issues. What follows is a breezy overview of formal epistemology as organized around notions of agency and interaction
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Vincent Hendricks (ed.) (2008). New Waves in Epistemology. Palgrave Macmillan.
Heinrich Wansing (2006). Doxastic Decisions, Epistemic Justification, and the Logic of Agency. Philosophical Studies 128 (1):201 - 227.
Robert C. Robinson (2006). Bounded Epistemology. Ssrn Elibrary.
Cristina Bicchieri, Dalla Chiara & Maria Luisa (eds.) (1992). Knowledge, Belief, and Strategic Interaction. Cambridge University Press.
Patrick Allo (2008). Vincent Hendricks, Mainstream and Formal Epistemology. [REVIEW] Erkenntnis 69 (3):427-432.
Franz Huber, Formal Representations of Belief. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Vincent F. Hendricks (2006). Mainstream and Formal Epistemology. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2010-06-12
Total downloads66 ( #32,762 of 1,696,619 )
Recent downloads (6 months)9 ( #63,666 of 1,696,619 )
How can I increase my downloads?