3. Knowledge Transmissibility and Pluralistic Ignorance: A First Stab

  1. Patrick Allo
  1. Vincent F. Hendricks

Published Online: 27 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396836.ch3

Putting Information First: Luciano Floridi and the Philosophy of Information

Putting Information First: Luciano Floridi and the Philosophy of Information

How to Cite

Hendricks, V. F. (2011) Knowledge Transmissibility and Pluralistic Ignorance: A First Stab, in Putting Information First: Luciano Floridi and the Philosophy of Information (ed P. Allo), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396836.ch3

Editor Information

  1. University of Oxford, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 APR 2011

Book Series:

  1. Metaphilosophy Series in Philosophy

Book Series Editors:

  1. Armen T. Marsoobian,
  2. Brian J. Huschle and
  3. Eric Cavallero

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444338676

Online ISBN: 9781444396836

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Keywords:

  • knowledge transmissibility - and pluralistic ignorance, a first stab;
  • Floridi's artificial agents, and interaction - conducive to inquiry and information aggregation;
  • pluralistic ignorance, decision makers - acting or believing at the same time, given a public signal;
  • modal operator epistemology - cocktail, mixing formal learning theory and epistemic logic;
  • handle of evidence and fan of worlds;
  • agents and inquiry methods - inquiry method, of discovery or of assessment;
  • knowledge based on discovery - limiting knowledge for a discovering agent;
  • multimodal systems, set-theoretical characterization of inquiry - a multimodal logic;
  • knowledge transmissibility - reason being, agenda-driven or methodological;
  • knowledge transmissibility and public announcement – theorems, relating knowledge transmissibility to public announcement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pluralistic Ignorance

  • Modal Operator Epistemology

  • Agents and Inquiry Methods

  • Multimodal Systems

  • Knowledge Transmissibility

  • Knowledge Transmissibility and Public Announcement

  • Knowledge Transmissibility and Pluralistic Ignorance

  • References