RESEARCH
COGITO EPISTEMOLOGY RESEARCH CENTRE

@ UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

 

KNOWLEDGE

AND JUSTIFICATION

Focuses on issues on the nature of knowledge and justification and the relation between the two.

KNOWLEDGE

AND LANGUAGE

Investigates issues at the intersection of epistemology and the philosophy of language.

EPISTEMIC NORMS

AND VIRTUES

Investigates the broad array of epistemic norms and goals, epistemic virtues and vices.

EPISTEMOLOGY OF PERCEPTION

Investigates the nature and epistemic normativity of perception.

SOCIAL 

EPISTEMOLOGY

Focuses on the social dimensions of knowledge, such as testimony, groups, and disagreement.

KNOWLEDGE, ETHICS, AND POLITICS

Investigates issues at the intersection of epistemology with ethics and political philosophy.

RESEARCH
PROJECTS

KNOWLEDGELAB:

Knowledge-First Social Epistemology

Develops knowledge-first approaches to testimony, disagreement, groups, media.

EVIDENCE:

Knowledge and Understanding

Develops a novel account of the way knowledge, understanding and evidence relate to each other. 

A VIRTUE EPISTEMOLOGY OF TRUST

Develops and defends virtue reliabilist accounts of trust and trustworthiness.

DIMENSIONS OF WELLBEING

Develops a novel, integrated, proper functionalist account of the nature of wellbeing.

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