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Aggregating Judgement in Scientifc Practice

Künstler, Raphaël (2012) Aggregating Judgement in Scientifc Practice. [Preprint]

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Abstract

This paper argues that standard theories of judgment aggregation cannot apply to scientific practice, since science is a temporally extended process that involves both different individuals and different hypotheses during that process. Thus, for example, we seem to have no idea how to determine the judgments of dead scientists about theoretical alternatives that were proposed after their death. The paper then proposes an algorithm for judgment aggregation to try to address some of these challenges.


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Künstler, Raphaël raphael.kunstler@gmail.com
Keywords: Judgment Aggregation, Scientifc Practice
Subjects: General Issues > Decision Theory
General Issues > Theory Change
Depositing User: Dr. Raphaël Künstler
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2016 04:03
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2016 04:03
Item ID: 11917
Subjects: General Issues > Decision Theory
General Issues > Theory Change
Date: 2012
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/11917

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