Project Details


The research project contributes to philosophy of science by answering three questions: (1) What are the epistemic benefits of (a) social and (b) cognitive diversity in science? (2) Under what circumstances does (a) social diversity give rise to cognitive diversity, and (b) social/cognitive diversity to epistemically valuable outcomes? (3) How should scientific communities and institutions manage epistemic risks that may be caused by increased social and cognitive diversity? The project contributes to three research programs in the social epistemology of scientific knowledge: modelling and simulation work targeting the division of cognitive labor; case studies on the diversity of social values; and case studies on the diversity of social locations. By bringing the three research programs into a dialogue, the projects produces novel understanding of the epistemic benefits of cognitive and social diversity as well as of the strengths and weaknesses of methods used in social epistemology.
Effective start/end date01/09/201831/07/2020

Research Output

  • 1 Conference contribution

Scientific/intellectual movements remedying epistemic injustice: The case of Indigenous studies

Koskinen, A. V. I. & Rolin, K. H., 12 Dec 2019, Philosophy of Science. Chicago: Philosophy of Science, Vol. 86 . p. 1052-1063 12 p. (Philosophy of Science; vol. 86, no. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review


  • 1 Oral presentation

Scientific/Intellectual Movements Remedying Epistemic Injustice: The Case of Indigenous Studies

Aino Varpu Inkeri Koskinen (Speaker), & Kristina Rolin (Speaker)

2 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation