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2014 International Game Theory Review  
We tackle this question from an epistemic perspective and attempt to figure out, whether order-independence contains some specific epistemic meaning.  ...  We also examine the consequences of two weakenings of this property on our epistemic motivation for order-independence.  ...  An Epistemic Rationale for Order-Independence In this section, we aim to provide an epistemic rationale for order-independent deletion processes in strategic games.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0219198914400027 fatcat:xjds4nqitvf7hc3hczobui6arq

Skorupski on spontaneity, apriority and normative truth

Kurt Sylvan
2016 The Philosophical Quarterly  
While this premise is not, it is argued, obviously true, the view it supports does provide a good way to undergird Skorupski's most interesting rationale for his reasons-first approach.  ...  we cannot plausibly combine Skorupski's spontaneity-based epistemology of normativity with his cognition-independent view of normative truth. § §2-4 consider whether we should keep the epistemology and  ...  Indicative evidence, after all, would provide the clearest example of an objective epistemic reason independent of anyone's actual or possible knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1093/pq/pqw013 fatcat:cbovh63tlnbfrkl52thxyl6ihq

On Rationales for Cognitive Values in the Assessment of Scientific Representations

Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn
2018 Journal for General Philosophy of Science, Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie  
These properties may facilitate the application of epistemic values to credibility assessments, which provides a rationale for assigning an auxiliary function to cognitive values.  ...  Specifying and weighing cognitive and epistemic values relative to a given problem is a legitimate second-order function of social values.  ...  On Rationales for Cognitive Values in the Assessment of… 329  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10838-018-9403-6 fatcat:6sqaya3hardafhymowxzft24mu

The epistemic value of expert autonomy

Finnur Dellsén
2018 Philosophy and Phenomenological Research  
According to an influential Enlightenment ideal, one shouldn't rely epistemically on other people's say-so, at least not if one is in a position to evaluate the relevant evidence for oneself.  ...  Specifically, I suggest that it is an appropriate ideal for those who serve as experts in a given epistemic community, and develop a notion of expert acceptance to make sense of this.  ...  Of course, I am interested here not in the adequacy of these measure of evidential independence and coherence, but in whether an analogous measure can be used to account for the value of epistemic autonomy  ... 
doi:10.1111/phpr.12550 fatcat:tucnmkgoirglzgd4kdnebev7mq

Validation Reconceived: The Double Treatment Experimental Design

Tobias Halbherr, Manu Kapur
2020 Frontiers in Education  
In other words, V A is at once an empirically grounded validity argument for A ′ and an empirically validated epistemic argument E A for ontology A.  ...  Furthermore, and crucially, validity is an epistemic construct and needs to be argued for (Kane, 2006) .  ...  This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY).  ... 
doi:10.3389/feduc.2019.00156 fatcat:4tjpzqt7u5aoflwpuz3iyt2zuq

Knowledge, Assertion and Intellectual Humility

J. Adam Carter, Emma C. Gordon
2016 Logos & Episteme: An International Journal of Epistemology  
The puzzle features four independently plausible but jointly inconsistent claims.  ...  Our argument to this end appeals to the epistemic value of intellectual humility in socialepistemic practice.  ...  Putting all of this together, a simple rationale materialises for why the impropriety of the doctor's (!)  ... 
doi:10.5840/logos-episteme20167444 fatcat:37clmi7hczfqfcu2agmqj7zn5a

Assertion, uniqueness and epistemic hypocrisy

J. Adam Carter
2015 Synthese  
The puzzle features four independently plausible but jointly inconsistent claims.  ...  Our argument to this end appeals to the epistemic value of intellectual humility in socialepistemic practice.  ...  Putting all of this together, a simple rationale materialises for why the impropriety of the doctor's (!)  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11229-015-0766-5 fatcat:wz3p6cj4bzfsrlclngimnqq7ty

Establishing Assessment Scales Using a Novel Disciplinary Rationale for Scientific Reasoning

Per Morten Kind
2013 Journal of Research in Science Teaching  
Kind, P. (2013) 'Establishing assessment scales using a novel disciplinary rationale for scientic reasoning.', Journal of research in science teaching., 50 (5). pp. 530-560.  ...  building on three types of knowledge (science content knowledge, procedural knowledge and epistemic knowledge).  ...  Students may show recognition of an epistemic idea, for example, that evidence has uncertainty, but be unable to apply this to complex problems requiring higher order thinking.  ... 
doi:10.1002/tea.21086 fatcat:vokca2xx5jfttfbybba37osk4m

Epistemic Internalism and Knowledge-Relevant Anti-Individualist Responsibility

Leandro de Brasi
2017 Manuscrito  
My concern here is with the internalism/externalism controversy about some specific positive epistemic status required for knowledge which is normally understood in terms of epistemic responsibility.  ...  I argue that, given our pervasive epistemic interdependence, such particular debate needs to be reformulated in anti-individualistic terms if it is to be an interesting one. ---  ...  But, leaving aside that such notion, as mentioned, depends ultimately on the motivation for the view, this wouldn´t be an independent motivation for mentalism.  ... 
doi:10.1590/ fatcat:4qray2fxrndudjr64rvi5wgbdu

Lay intuitions about epistemic normativity

Pendaran Roberts, James Andow, Kelly Ann Schmidtke
2017 Synthese  
Recent empirical work on non-philosophers' intuitions about epistemic normativity reveals patterns that cannot be fully accounted for by direct epistemic consequentialism.  ...  On the basis of these results, one might picture participants as "epistemic deontologists." We present the results of two new experiments that support a more nuanced picture.  ...  Here the rationale for the guess being good is epistemic. Acknowledgements We would like to thank Ivar Hannikanen, Aimie Hope, and Luke Elson for helpful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11229-017-1371-6 fatcat:dw6nimgvtbbmfcvqbaum3egyxe

Open-Secret Voting

Adrian Vermeule
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Section III sketches an alternative rationale, which portrays open-secret voting as an epistemically valuable second-opinion mechanism.  ...  whether the copiers make good second-order judgments about the epistemic competence of others.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1646435 fatcat:vt2pf3375bhoxd3h7lm6bighei

Debating (Neo)logicism: Frege and the Neo-Fregeans [chapter]

Majda Trobok
2011 Between Logic and Reality  
In that case Hume's Principle would represent an epistemic path for the knowledge of arithmetic and analysis.  ...  In that case Hume's Principle would represent an epistemic path for the knowledge of arithmetic and analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-2390-0_5 dblp:series/leus/Trobok12a fatcat:dbd5xpw6xzh6bm4iemseia6tge

Deep Deterministic Uncertainty for Semantic Segmentation [article]

Jishnu Mukhoti, Joost van Amersfoort, Philip H.S. Torr, Yarin Gal
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We study the similarity of feature representations of pixels at different locations for the same class and conclude that it is feasible to apply DDU location independently, which leads to a significant  ...  DDU enables quantifying and disentangling epistemic and aleatoric uncertainty in a single forward pass through the model.  ...  Computing feature density: Following the rationale above, we fit a GDA assuming pixels to be independent samples.  ... 
arXiv:2111.00079v1 fatcat:xal74vuiwfdongiio2d3dy2p3e


S. El Fassi, M. D. Guenov, A. Riaz
2020 Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference  
AbstractPresented is an approach to support margin allocation and management via a graph-theoretical network of assumptions.  ...  Ultimately, this methodology is intended to assist decision-makers in managing assumptions and examining their impact on an architecture.  ...  Margins are assigned to parameters in order to mitigate the risk associated with epistemic uncertainty.  ... 
doi:10.1017/dsd.2020.25 fatcat:q76ty77n3vcj5jiwd2dhmmxyi4

Educating for ignorance

Rik Peels, Duncan Pritchard
2020 Synthese  
.,) ends, and which didn't also serve epistemic ends, would not be in the market to count as an educational practice in the first place. It is a moot point what these epistemic ends are, however.  ...  One reason why an educational practice might be explicitly geared towards the generation of ignorance is that the epistemic ends of education are coming into conflict with its non-epistemic ends.  ...  an independent epistemic basis is easily attained (two conditions that obviously hold in this case).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11229-020-02544-z fatcat:5ly6fdykp5ek3cvi7a3guip4vq
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