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Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 1: Metaphysics and Epistemology

Michael Brownstein and Jennifer Saul


At the University of Sheffield during 2011 and 2012, a leading group of philosophers, psychologists, and others gathered to explore the nature and significance of implicit bias. The two volumes of Implicit Bias and Philosophy emerge from these workshops. Each volume philosophically examines core areas of psychological research on implicit bias as well as the ramifications of implicit bias for core areas of philosophy. Volume I: Metaphysics and Epistemology is comprised of two parts: “The Nature of Implicit Attitudes, Implicit Bias, and Stereotype Threat,” and “Skepticism, Social Knowledge, and ... More

Keywords: dual process, psychological research, implicit attitudes, heuristics, skepticism, social groups, stereotypes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198713241
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713241.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Brownstein, editor
John Jay College/City University of New York

Jennifer Saul, editor
University of Sheffield

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Front Matter


Michael Brownstein and Jennifer Saul

Part 1 The Nature of Implicit Attitudes, Implicit Bias, and Stereotype Threat

1.1 Playing Double

Keith Frankish

1.3 The Heterogeneity of Implicit Bias

Jules Holroyd and Joseph Sweetman

Part 2 Skepticism, Social Knowledge, and Rationality

2.1 Bias: Friend or Foe?

Louise M. Antony

2.4 The Status Quo Fallacy

Catherine E. Hundleby

2.6 Philosophers Explicitly Associate Philosophy with Maleness

Laura Di Bella, Eleanor Miles, and Jennifer Saul