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  • Epistemic Injustice: Understanding Across Difference 

    Webster, Marisa Laila (2011-09-06)
    Miranda Fricker argues that powerless social groups may be subject to a unique form of injustice: hermeneutical injustice. On her account, deficiencies in the shared tools of interpretation may render the experiences of ...
  • EPISTEMIC RESPONSIBILITY: ON THE RELEVANCE OF FEMINIST EPISTEMOLOGY TO MAINSTREAM EPISTEMOLOGY 

    Bingeman, Emily Venita
    The aim of this dissertation is to build a concept of epistemic responsibility that takes seriously insights from feminist epistemology, addiction studies, and disability theory. I use John Greco’s knowledge-as-achievement ...
  • The Formal Foundations of Our Epistemic Practices 

    Hyder, Jamaal (2014-12-11)
    There is a dominant tradition in epistemology that largely begins with René Descartes’ search for a firm foundation for the sciences. Epistemologies after the fashion of Descartes that seek what he sought—namely, real ...
  • The Root of All Dimensions 

    Singer, Justin (2014-08-21)
    This thesis aims to resolve the disjunction of ontology and epistemology in Platonist mathematical philosophy. This disharmony results from the assumption of the non-spatiotemporal existence of abstract mathematical entities, ...
  • System-driven Research: Legitimate Experimental Design for Biological/biomedical Research 

    Roberts, Eve (2015-03-30)
    Exciting new high-throughput methodologies permit innovative experimental designs for current biological and biomedical research. Much of this research is “non-hypothesis-driven”: its experiments are not designed around a ...