The philosophy of distributed information

Authored by: Vincent F. Hendricks , Rasmus K. Rendsvig

The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Information

Print publication date:  June  2016
Online publication date:  June  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138796935
eBook ISBN: 9781315757544
Adobe ISBN: 9781317633495


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As an individual you possess a lot of information or knowledge, but groups may be informed or knowledgeable as well. Sometimes information or knowledge in groups is more epistemically potent and conducive to deliberation, decision and action than individual possession – and then again sometimes not.

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