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International Conference on Thinking 2016

Tweet Devitt, S.K., Pearce, T.R., Perez, T. & Bruza, P. (2016). Mitigating against cognitive bias when eliciting expert intuitions. International Conference on Thinking. Brown University, Providence RI, 4-6 Aug. [.pdf handout] Abstract: Experts are increasingly being called upon to build decision

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Bayes on the Beach 2015

Tweet I’m heading to the Gold Coast December 7-9 for Bayes on the Beach Can coherence solve prior probabilities for Bayesianism? Coherence between propositions promises to fix the vexing circumstance of prior probabilities for subjective Bayesians. This paper examines the

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Cognitive Information Science

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Most cited philosophy papers (Google Scholar data)

Tweet   Here’s a nice spreadsheet of the top 395 most-cited philosophy papers 2010-2015 created by Josh Knobe. UPDATE: Due to social media request, I have created a second wordle that cleans up the all-caps. Tweet

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Australasian Cognitive Science Conference

Tweet   My paper has been accepted as a paper for the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science’s conference. TITLE:  Defending confirmational chorism against holism: Limited coherence and coordination as sources of epistemic justification.     KEYWORDS: coherence, coordination, epistemology ABSTRACT:This

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New metric for ranking philosophy journals

Tweet I have been making metrics ranking philosophy journals based on both subjective (philosopher ranked) and objective (citation data) criteria, two of my metrics have been linked and commented on by Brian Leiter on his blog. DEVITT’S LGS-INDEX Top Philosophy

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Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness 2014

Tweet   Title:  Can reliabilism explain how conscious reflection justifies beliefs? Abstract: This poster addresses the justificatory role of conscious reflection within a naturalized, reliabilist epistemology. Reliabilism is the view that implicit, mechanistic (System 1) processes can justify beliefs, e.g. perceptual

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Susannah Kate Devitt

Tweet I am Associate Lecturer in the School of Information Systems, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology. Tweet

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S. Kate Devitt

Research Associate, Institute for Future Environments and the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology