University of California, Irvine
Department of Philosophy
PhD, 1995
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States of America
Areas of Interest

In order to survive and flourish, we all have to acquire knowledge constantly. These days, most of us use the internet to learn about finance, health, movies, popular culture, politics, etc. However, whenever we get information from other people in this way, we have to wonder whether these people really know what they are talking about. For instance, can you trust what you just read in Wikipedia? In addition, we have to consider the possibility that these people might even be trying to deceive us. For instance, did the email message that you just got really come from a Nigerian prince who wants to give you some money?

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