Seeing the value of experiential knowledge through COVID-19.

Atkinson S, Bradby H, Gadebusch Bondio M, Hallberg A, Macnaugthon J, Söderfeldt Y

Hist Philos Life Sci 43 (3) 85 [2021-06-29; online 2021-06-29]

Seeing the entwinement of social and epistemic challenges through COVID, we discuss the perils of simplistic appeals to 'follow the science'. A hardened scientism risks excarbating social conflict and fueling conspiracy beliefs. Instead, we see an opportunity to devise more inclusive medical knowledge practices through endorsing experiential knowledge alongside traditional evidence types.

Type: Other

PubMed 34185187

DOI 10.1007/s40656-021-00438-y

Crossref 10.1007/s40656-021-00438-y

pii: 10.1007/s40656-021-00438-y

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