Epistemology and the Psychology of Human Judgment

@inproceedings{Bishop2004EpistemologyAT,
  title={Epistemology and the Psychology of Human Judgment},
  author={Michael A. Bishop and J. D. Trout},
  year={2004}
}
Bishop and Trout here present a unique and provocative new approach to epistemology (the theory of human knowledge and reasoning). Their approach aims to liberate epistemology from the scholastic debates of standard analytic epistemology, and treat it as a branch of the philosophy of science. The approach is novel in its use of cost-benefit analysis to guide people facing real reasoning problems and in its framework for resolving normative disputes in psychology. Based on empirical data, Bishop… Expand
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