Introduction: The Epistemology of Mass Collaboration

Episteme 6 (1):1-7 (2009)
Human beings regularly work together to get things done. In particular, people frequently collaborate on the production and dissemination of knowledge. For example, scientists often work together in teams to make new discoveries. How such collaborations produce knowledge, and how well they produce knowledge, are important questions for epistemology. In fact, several epistemologists have addressed such questions regarding collaborative scientific research
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DOI 10.3366/E1742360008000506
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P. Lipton (1998). The Epistemology of Testimony. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 29 (1):1-31.
Don Fallis (2005). The Epistemic Costs and Benefits of Collaboration. Southern Journal of Philosophy 44 (S1):197-208.

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