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  • Epistemic Beliefs and Achievement Motivation in Early Adolescence (2010)

    By Robert Ricco, Sara Schuyten Pierce and Connie Medinilla This study seeks to establish the relevance of middle school students’ naïve beliefs about knowledge and learning in science to their achievement motivation in this domain. A predominantly Hispanic and lower-income sample of 459 middle school...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Cait
  • On the Epistemology of Language (2010)

    By Cheng-hung Tsai Epistemology of language, a branch of both epistemology and the philosophy of language, asks what knowledge of language consists in. In this paper, I argue that such an inquiry is a pointless enterprise due to its being based upon the incorrect assumption that linguistic competence...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Cait
  • Fairness as Appropriateness (2009)

    By Grégoire Mallard, Michèle Lamont, Joshua Guetzkow Epistemological differences fuel continuous and frequently divisive debates in the social sciences and the humanities. Sociologists have yet to consider how such differences affect peer evaluation. The empirical literature has studied distributive...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • What is context? (2009)

    This essay is an attempt to explore the ontology of context by elucidating its uses in the production of new knowledges out of the old. It is argued that some of the master concepts in anthropological discourse, to wit nature, culture, society and the individual, serve an important function of knowledge...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
  • Valuing Knowledge: A Deontological Approach (2009)

    The fact that we ought to prefer what is comparatively more likely to be good, I argue, does, contrary to consequentialism, not rest on any evaluative facts. It is, in this sense, a deontological requirement. As such it is the basis of our valuing those things which are in accordance with it. We value...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
  • Toward An Epistemology of Wise Judgment (2007)

    by Patrick McKee The term “wise” applied to judgments is honorific, suggesting special epistemic achievement. That achievement consists in making a judgment on the basis of an aspect of inner experience I call “seeing through illusion.” I analyze the inner experience of “seeing through illusion,” then...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
  • Transforming knowledge into wisdom: a contemporary Chinese philosopher's investigation (2002)

    This essay is an attempt to present the basic thought of Feng Qi (1915-1995), a contemporary twentieth-century Chinese philosopher. Although still not well known in the Western philosophical community, Feng is widely acknowledged in his own country as one of the few consummate and most original thinkers...
    (My publication) Posted by: wattawa
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