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Elizabeth Camp, 4:00pm Tuesday November 28th


Elisabeth Camp

 Rutgers University

    Tuesday, November 28th
    Swift 107
    4:00pm (Reception to follow)

Assessing Frames for Epistemic Aptness

In politics, art, & science, ‘framing devices’ like metaphor and apocryphal facts effectively express intuitive patterns of thought. I argue that despite their potential to mislead, manipulate, and induce cognitive complacency, they can also support epistemically robust access to the world.