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Issue 28

Issue 28 - May 2015

Experts and Expertise.
Interdisciplinary Issues

Edited by Elisabetta Lalumera, Giovanni Tuzet





Today the role of experts is pervasive in the everyday life of both individuals and communities. At the collective level, governments and groups routinely delegate scientific, economic and technological decisions to experts; expert witnesses play a key role in legal contexts, and the evaluation of academic and scientific institutions is demanded to expert peers. At the individual level, each of us defers to experts for the correct understanding of problems, issues, concepts and word meanings in some domains, and trusts experts blindly at least in some cases. Finally, both communities and individuals face the problem of what to do when experts disagree.[read more]

Table of Contents

                                                                                                                                

PAPERS    

Carlo Martini

The Paradox Of Proof And Scientific Expertise

[PDF]

Christian Dahlman,
Lena Wahlberg,
Farhan Sarwar

Robust Trust in Expert Testimony

[PDF]

Susan Haack

The Expert Witness: Lessons from
the U.S. Experience

[PDF]

Ronald J. Allen

A Note To My Philosophical Friends About
Expertise And Legal Systems

[PDF]

Elisabetta Lalumera

Overcoming Expert Disagreement In A Delphi
Process. An Exercise In Reverse Epistemology

[PDF]

Matt Stichter

Philosophical and Psychological Accounts
of Expertise and Experts

[PDF]

Ben Trubody

A Paradigm for Your Thoughts: A Kuhnian
Analysis of Expertise

[PDF]

Gloria Origgi

What Is An Expert That A Person May Trust Her?
Towards A Political Epistemology Of Expertise

[PDF]

Suzanne Uniacke

Responsibility, Expertise and Trust: Institutional
Ethics Committees and Science

[PDF]

Itay Snir

Experts Of Common Sense: Philosophers,
Laypeople And Democratic Politics

[PDF]

Jean-Marie Chevalier

The Day After The Day Of The Experts. Lessons
From J.M. Cattell, B.I. Gilman And C.S. Peirce

[PDF]

Francesca Ervas

(Becoming) Experts In Meaning Ambiguities

[PDF]

BOOK REVIEWS

 

 

Federico José Arena

Democracy, expertise, and academic freedom:
a First Amendment jurisprudence for the modern
state by Robert C. Post

[PDF]

Fabrizio Esposito

Nudge and the Law
by Alberto Alemanno and Anne-Lise Sibony (Eds.)

[PDF]