Topological variability of collectives and its import for social epistemology

@article{Masterton2014TopologicalVO,
  title={Topological variability of collectives and its import for social epistemology},
  author={George Masterton},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2014},
  volume={191},
  pages={2433-2443}
}
Social epistemology studies knowledge and justified belief acquisition through organized group cooperation. To do this, the way such group cooperation is structured has to be modeled. The obvious way of modeling a group structure is with a directed graph; unfortunately, most types of social cooperation directed at epistemological aims are variably implementable, including in their structural expression. Furthermore, the frequency with which a practice is implemented in a certain way can vary… CONTINUE READING
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