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  1. Vincent F. Hendricks, Bridges Between Mainstream and Formal Epistemology.
    Contemporary epistemologists are roughly divided into those relying largely on common-sense considerations and focusing on examples and counterexamples for advancing or rejecting various epistemological theses, and those applying a variety of tools and methods from logic, computability theory or probability theory to the theory of knowledge. The two sorts, and the traditions to which they hitherto are taken to belong, have unfortunately proceeded largely in isolation from one another. But on closer examination the approaches have much in common, may be (...)
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  2. Vincent F. Hendricks, The Convergence of Scientific Knowledge - a View From the Limit.
    This book will be a rewarding reading for everybody who is interested in logical aspects of scientific knowledge acquisition. The presentation of the issues discussed in the book is exemplary. The author was able to present in parallel way three different perspectives under which the issues discussed in the book might be approached.
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  3. Vincent F. Hendricks & Hannes Leitgeb, Interview Questionnaire / 5 Questions.
    I started out as a student of physics, hard-working, interested, but alas, not ‘in love’ with my subject. Then logic struck, and having become interested in this subject for various reasons – including the fascinating personality of my first teacher –, I switched after my candidate’s program, to take two master’s degrees, in mathematics and in philosophy. The beauty of mathematics was clear to me at once, with the amazing power, surprising twists, and indeed the music, of abstract arguments. As (...)
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  4. Vincent F. Hendricks, Agency and Interaction What We Are and What We Do in Formal Epistemology.
    Formal epistemology is the study of crucial concepts in general or mainstream epistemology including knowledge, belief (-change), certainty, rationality, reasoning, decision, justi…cation, learning, agent interaction and information processing using a spread of di¤erent formal tools. The formal tools may be drawn from logic, probability theory, game theory, decision theory, formal learning theory, distributed computing and is thus not simply a purely philosophical province. Its practitioners include philosophers, computer scientists, social scientists, cognitive psychologists, theoretical economists, mathematicians, and theoretical linguists. Formal epistemology (...)
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  5. Vincent F. Hendricks, A First Stab Knowledge Transmissibility and Pluralistic Ignorance.
    Pluralistic ignorance is a nasty informational phenomenon studied widely in social psychology and theoretical economics. It revolves around conditions under which it is "legitimate" for everyone to remain ignorant. In formal epistemology there is enough machinery to model and resolve situations in which pluralististic ignorance may arise. Here is a simple …rst stab at recovering from pluralistic ignorance by means of knowledge transmissibility.
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  6. Vincent F. Hendricks, The Agency: Methods of Logic in General Philosophy of Science.
    Epistemic logic proceeds axiomatically. ”An agent knows that A” is formalized as a modal operator in a formal language which is interpreted using the standard apparatus of modal logic.
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  7. Vincent F. Hendricks, The Bain of Two Truths.
    A view among methodologists is that truth and convergence are related in such a way that scienti…c theories in their historical order of appearance contribute to the convergence to an ultimate ideal theory. It is not a fact that science develops accordingly but rather a hypothetical thought experiment to explain why science develops at all. Here, a simple formal model is presented for scrutinizing the relations between two truths and convergence.
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  8. Vincent Fella Hendricks & John Symons (forthcoming). Limiting Skepticism. Logos and Episteme.
     
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  9. David Budtz Pedersen & Vincent F. Hendricks (forthcoming). Science Bubbles. Philosophy and Technology 45 (3):1-16.
    Much like the trade and traits of bubbles in financial markets, similar bubbles appear on the science market. When economic bubbles burst, the drop in prices causes the crash of unsustainable investments leading to an investor confidence crisis possibly followed by a financial panic. But when bubbles appear in science, truth and reliability are the first victims. This paper explores how fashions in research funding and research management may turn science into something like a bubble economy.
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  10. Pelle G. Hansen, Vincent F. Hendricks & Rasmus K. Rendsvig (2013). Infostorms. Metaphilosophy 44 (3):301-326.
    It has become a truism that we live in so-called information societies where new information technologies have made information abundant. At the same time, information science has made us aware of many phenomena tied to the way we process information. This article explores a series of socio-epistemic information phenomena resulting from processes that track truth imperfectly: pluralistic ignorance, informational cascades, and belief polarization. It then couples these phenomena with the hypothesis that modern information technologies may lead to their amplification so (...)
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  11. Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen Friis, Stig Andur Pedersen & Vincent F. Hendricks (eds.) (2012). A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology. Wiley-Blackwell.
    The essays both represent a variety of epistemological approaches, including those of the humanities, social studies, natural science, sociology, psychology, ...
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  12. Vincent F. Hendricks (2010). Knowledge Transmissibility and Pluralistic Ignorance: A First Stab. Metaphilosophy 41 (3):279-291.
    Abstract: Pluralistic ignorance is a nasty informational phenomenon widely studied in social psychology and theoretical economics. It revolves around conditions under which it is "legitimate" for everyone to remain ignorant. In formal epistemology there is enough machinery to model and resolve situations in which pluralistic ignorance may arise. Here is a simple first stab at recovering from pluralistic ignorance by means of knowledge transmissibility.
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  13. Vincent F. Hendricks (2010). The Bane of Two Truths. In. In F. Stadler, D. Dieks, W. Gonzales, S. Hartmann, T. Uebel & M. Weber (eds.), The Present Situation in the Philosophy of Science. Springer. 99--110.
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  14. Jan-Kyrre Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen & Vincent F. Hendricks (eds.) (2009). A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology. Wiley-Blackwell.
    The essays both represent a variety of epistemological approaches, including those of the humanities, social studies, natural science, sociology, psychology, and engineering sciences and reflect a diversity of philosophical traditions such ...
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  15. Vincent F. Hendricks (2008). Review of Jaakko Hintikka, Socratic Epistemology: Explorations of Knowledge-Seeking by Questioning. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2008 (4).
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  16. Johan van Benthem, Vincent F. Hendricks & John Symons (2008). Editorial. Synthese 160 (1):1-3.
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  17. Johan van Benthem, Vincent F. Hendricks & John Symons (2007). Editorial. Synthese 154 (1):1-3.
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  18. Vincent F. Hendricks (2006). Introduction: 8 Bridges Between Mainstream and Formal Epistemology. [REVIEW] Philosophical Studies 128 (1):1 - 5.
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  19. Vincent F. Hendricks (2006). Mainstream and Formal Epistemology. Cambridge University Press.
    Mainstream and Formal Epistemology provides the first easily accessible yet erudite and original analysis of the meeting point between mainstream and formal theories of knowledge. These two strands of thinking have traditionally proceeded in isolation from one another but in this book Vincent F. Hendricks brings them together for a systematic comparative treatment. He demonstrates how mainstream and formal epistemology may significantly benefit from one another, paving the way for a new unifying program of 'plethoric' epistemology. His book will both (...)
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  20. Vincent F. Hendricks & Stig Andur Pedersen (2006). Ways of Worlds I-II. Studia Logica 84 (2):167-169.
    'Possible worlds' have been one of the true conundrum notions in philosophy. On the hand possible worlds have proved very useful in philosophical logic for obtaining significant formal results with sunbstantial philosophical import. Yet on the other they have generated much noise and commotion in especially metaphysics and epistemology. From a logical point of view they are useful tools or conceptual constructions, from a philosophical point of view troublesome entitites generating endless discussions.
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  21. Vincent F. Hendricks & Stig Andur Pedersen (2006). Ways of Worlds I–II Two Special Issues on Possible Worlds and Related Notions. Studia Logica 82 (3):301-305.
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  22. Vincent F. Hendricks & John Symons (2006). Where's the Bridge? Epistemology and Epistemic Logic. Philosophical Studies 128 (1):137 - 167.
    Epistemic logic begins with the recognition that our everyday talk about knowing and believing has some systematic features that we can track and re‡ect upon. Epistemic logicians have studied and extended these glints of systematic structure in fascinating and important ways since the early 1960s. However, for one reason or another, mainstream epistemologists have shown little interest. It is striking to contrast the marginal role of epistemic logic in contemporary epistemology with the centrality of modal logic for metaphysicians. This article (...)
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  23. Johan van Benthem, Vincent F. Hendricks & John Symons (2006). Editorial. Synthese 148 (1):1-3.
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  24. Vincent F. Hendricks (ed.) (2004). First-Order Logic Revisited. Logos.
  25. Vincent F. Hendricks (2004). Hintikka on Epistemological Axiomatizations. In. In D. Kolak & J. Symons (eds.), Quantifiers, Questions and Quantum Physics. Springer. 3--32.
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  26. Vincent F. Hendricks (2003). Active Agents. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 12 (4):469-495.
    The purpose of this survey is twofold: (1) to place some centralthemes of epistemic logic in a general epistemological context,and (2) to outline a new framework for epistemic logic developedjointly with S. Andur Pedersen unifying some key ``mainstream''epistemological concerns with the ``formal'' epistemologicalapparatus.
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  27. Vincent F. Hendricks, Stig Andur Pederson & Klaus Frovin Jørgensen (eds.) (2001). Probability Theory: Philosophy, Recent History and Relations to Science. Synthese Library, Kluwer.
    This book sheds light on some recent discussions of the problems in probability theory and their history, analysing their philosophical and mathematical significance, and the role pf mathematical probability theory in other sciences.
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  28. Vincent F. Hendricks & Stig Andur Pedersen (2000). Discovery, Knowledge and Reliable Limiting Convergence. Philosophica 61 (1):95-116.
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  29. Vincent Fella Hendricks, Arne Jakobsen & Stig Andur Pedersen (2000). Identification of Matrices in Science and Engineering. Journal for General Philosophy of Science 31 (2):277-305.
    Engineering science is a scientific discipline that from the point of view of epistemology and the philosophy of science has been somewhat neglected. When engineering science was under philosophical scrutiny it often just involved the question of whether engineering is a spin-off of pure and applied science and their methods. We, however, hold that engineering is a science governed by its own epistemology, methodology and ontology. This point is systematically argued by comparing the different sciences with respect to a particular (...)
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  30. Vincent F. Hendricks & Jan Faye (1999). Abduting Explanation. In L. Magnini, N. J. Nersessian & P. Thagard (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publisher. 271--292.
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  31. Vincent Fella Hendricks (1999). Methodology in Epistemology. Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 34:43-64.
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  32. Vincent Fella Hendricks & Stig Andur Pedersen (1998). Discovery Knowledge and Reliable Limiting Convergence - The KALC-Paradigm. Philosophica 61.
    From the point of view of the KaLC-paradigm (Knowledge as Limiting Convergence) this paper has two aims. First of all it attempts to sketch some of the pertinent problems of scientific discovery and secondly, it outlines how these problems can be treated in the KaLC -paradigm.
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  33. Vincent Fella Hendricks & Stig Andur Pedersen (1997). A Note on Innovation and Justification. Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 32:87-110.
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