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All about me: Disclosure in online social networking profiles: The case of FACEBOOK

With today’s release of the film The Social Network some might be interested in a recent academic study published in Computers in Human Behavior.

Orders and Borders

This past weekend I had the good fortune to be able to attend the Second Conference on Emergent Order and Society held in Portsmouth, NH. The term “conference” doesn’t really characterise the format – it is more akin to a colloquium where the emphasis is on genuine discussion and conversation in an intimate group (18 in all)…

The Social Epistemology of Blogging

Alvin Goldman, the doyen of analytic social epistemology, has a draft paper posted on his website entitled “The Social Epistemology of Blogging.” What’s gratifying to me is that via Richard Posner (whom Goldman cites), Hayek, who I have argued is the social epistemologist par excellence, makes an appearance. I have recently argued that if Hayek was centrally…

Perspectives on Testimony

A reminder: if you haven’t already done so, this special offer has only one week to run (July 21). In addition to the introduction, this issue comprises 10 papers (168 pages). Well worth the effort! Download here EPISTEME homepage