Northwestern University

Apr
10
Tue 4:00 PM

Steven Sloman

When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  

Where: Swift Hall, 107, 2029 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Benjamin Dionysus   847.467.2035

Group: Cognitive Science Program

Category: Academic

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Ignorance and the Community of Knowledge

We overestimate our own understanding, from common objects to political policies (e.g., the Affordable Care Act). I will argue that within a community of knowledge, we fail to distinguish what we know from the knowledge in other people's heads.

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