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  1. Socrates as Intellectual Character Builder.Alkis Kotsonis, Iliana Lytra, Duncan Pritchard & Dory Scaltsas - 2021 - Ancient Philosophy Today 3 (2):133-147.
    Our aim in this paper is to argue that Socrates is an intellectual character builder. We show that the Socratic Method, properly understood, is a tool for developing the intellectual character of students. It motivates agents towards the truth and helps them to develop the cognitive skills to gain knowledge of the truth. We further elucidate this proposal by comparing the Socratic Method, so understood, with the widely held contemporary view that the epistemic aim of education is the development of (...)
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  • Online Misinformation and “Phantom Patterns”: Epistemic Exploitation in the Era of Big Data.Megan Fritts & Frank Cabrera - 2022 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 60 (1):57-87.
    In this paper, we examine how the availability of massive quantities of data i.e., the “Big Data” phenomenon, contributes to the creation, spread, and harms of online misinformation. Specifically, we argue that a factor in the problem of online misinformation is the evolved human instinct to recognize patterns. While the pattern-recognition instinct is a crucial evolutionary adaptation, we argue that in the age of Big Data, these capacities have, unfortunately, rendered us vulnerable. Given the ways in which online media outlets (...)
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  • On the Theoretical Foundations of the ‘Philosophy for Children’ Programme.Florian Franken Figueiredo - 2022 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 56 (2):210-226.
    Journal of Philosophy of Education, Volume 56, Issue 2, Page 210-226, April 2022.
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