Category: bias

Stereotyping Patients

Today’s post is provided by Katherine Puddifoot, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Durham University. Here, she introduces her article, “Stereotyping Patients“, that has recently appeared in the Journal of Social Philosophy. Should healthcare professionals respond to the social group status of their patients, automatically...

Ignorance and Irrationality in Politics

To what extent should citizens be informed about the issues on which they vote for democracy to function? When ideology, biases and motivational processes drive political belief formation, should voters be considered irrational? These questions and more were the focus of...