Assistant Professor of Practice, Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University

We increasingly rely on technology to find information, make choices, and take action. My research explores accounts of communal knowledge practices, which have even developed in exciting ways by philosophers of scientific methodology and social epistemology, and concerns about trust in technology, under investigation by philosophers, anthropologists, and sociologists of technology. I study the practices of scientists who use instruments, the debates that accompany the introduction of new techniques to established disciplines, and the epistemological consequence…

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