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Normes épistémiques rationnelles et sociales

English title Epistemic rational and social norms
Applicant Engel Pascal
Number 118606
Funding scheme ProDoc
Research institution Département de Philosophie Faculté des Lettres Université de Genève
Institution of higher education University of Geneva - GE
Main discipline Philosophy
Start/End 01.03.2008 - 31.03.2011
Approved amount 443'295.00
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Keywords (7)

norms; normativity; social norms; epistemology; rationality; reason; mental content

Lay Summary (English)

Lay summary
This cooperative project, which brings together researchers in philosphy and sociology from the Universities of Fribourg, Geneva and Lausanne, aims at investigating the nature of norms in three domains: knowledge, mind and society. Project A in Geneva deals with epistemic norms such as truth, evidence and justification and questions their status within the natural world. Project B in Fribourg deals with norms of mental and the nature of reasons. Project C in Lausanne deals with social norms. the three projects will interact in order to develop new directions in the philosophy or normativity.
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