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Social knowing

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There is a social or collective sense of ‘knowledge’, as used, for example, in the phrase ‘the growth of scientific knowledge’. I show that social knowledge does not supervene on facts about what individuals know, nor even what they believe or intend, or any combination of these or other mental states. Instead I develop the idea that social knowing is an analogue to individual knowing. The analogy focuses on the functional role of social and individual knowing.

This talk is part of the Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science series.

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