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Title: Are Cows Food? The Problem of Social Epistemology
Authors: Kosk, Michael
Advisors: Kelly, Thomas
Contributors: Dasgupta, Shamik
Department: Philosophy
Class Year: 2016
Abstract: This thesis is concerned with the possibility and process of extracting knowledge from the social world, amidst uncertainty about the epistemology of individuals living in an ideology-laden world. The concern is how one is to evaluate beliefs about socially determined matters, such as the food-ness property of cows or the cuteness of crop-tops.
Extent: 45 pages
Type of Material: Princeton University Senior Theses
Language: en_US
Appears in Collections:Philosophy, 1924-2017

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