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Time-sensitivity in Science

Jadreškić, Daria (2018) Time-sensitivity in Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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I examine the role of time-sensitivity in science by drawing on a discussion between Kevin Elliott and Daniel McKaughan (2014) and Daniel Steel (2016), on the role of non-epistemic values in theory assessment and the epistemic status of speed of inference. I argue that: 1) speed supervenes on ease of use in the cases they discuss, 2) speed is an epistemic value, and 3) Steel’s account of values (2010) doesn’t successfully distinguish extrinsically epistemic from non-epistemic values. Finally, I propose an account of time-sensitivity.


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Jadreškić, Daria
Keywords: time-sensitivity, epistemic/non-epistemic values distinction, speed of inference
Subjects: General Issues > Values In Science
Depositing User: Daria Jadreškić
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2018 14:05
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2018 14:05
Item ID: 15269
Subjects: General Issues > Values In Science
Date: 7 November 2018
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/15269

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