Abstract
Social epistemology is an interdisciplinary project that mobilizes the empirical resources of the "sociology of knowledge" for the purposes of informing a normative philosophy of science. Thus, the social epistemologist gives informed advice on how inquiry should be conducted. Because of its prescriptive character, social epistemology is nowadays most naturally seen as a branch of philosophy. This paper is part of a larger project devoted to removing the obstacles that currently prevent philosophers and psychologists from pooling their resources in the cause of social epistemology. 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1037/h0091469
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 69,177
External links

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.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

What is Social About Social Epistemics?James Maffie - 1991 - Social Epistemology 5 (2):101 – 110.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Normative Failure of Fuller's Social Epistemology.Heidi E. Grasswick - 2001 - Social Epistemology 16 (2):133 – 148.
Social Epistemology: A Quarter-Century Itinerary.Steve Fuller - 2012 - Social Epistemology 26 (3-4):267-283.
Introduction to Social Epistemology in Japan.Steve Fuller - 1999 - Social Epistemology 13 (3 & 4):241 – 242.
The Very Idea of Social Epistemology: What Prospects for a Truly Radical 'Radically Naturalized Epistemology'?Steve Woolgar - 1991 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 34 (3-4):377 – 389.
Social Epistemology : A Statement of Purpose.Steve Fuller - 1987 - Social Epistemology 1 (1):1 – 4.
Linking Science to Culture: Challenge to Psychologists.Kwang-Kuo Hwang - 2013 - Social Epistemology 27 (1):105 - 122.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2010-09-02

Total views
27 ( #420,925 of 2,499,676 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #278,274 of 2,499,676 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes