Epistemic Paternalism: Conceptions, Justifications and Implications

Rowman & Littlefield International (2020)

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Amiel Bernal
Virginia Tech
Guy Axtell
Radford University
Abstract
This volume considers forms of information manipulation and restriction in contemporary society, paying special attention to contemporary paternalistic practices in big data and scientific research, as the way in which the flow of information or knowledge might be curtailed by the manipulations of a small body of experts or algorithms.
Keywords Paternalism  Epistemic paternalism  Epistemic injustice  Science communication  Epistemology and ethics
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