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Lecture by Judith Simon, 25. January 2008: Notions of Knowledge and Sociality in Social Epistemology and Social Software/Knowledge Technologies

Judith Simon (*1977) is "university assistant" at the Department of Philosophy, Research Group Philosophy of Science: Cultures and Technologies of Knowledge, University of Vienna, Austria. She has studied Psychology in combination with philosophy, literature and media studies at the universities of Marburg, Berlin and Waterloo/Canada before receiving her MSc in Psychology in 2002 from the Free University Berlin. After completing her studies she has worked as a freelance worker in usability testing of software applications.

From 2003 till 2005 she has been research assistant in the research group "Humans, Environment, Technology" (MUT: Mensch, Umwelt, Technik) of the research center Juelich. She was delegated to the interdisciplinary research group "Bioethics and Science Communication" located at the Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin. There she spent 2 years primarily on technology assessment of stem cell research and pathogenomics, but also assisted various other projects in the field of bioethics and participatory technology assessment, such as the consensus conference on stem cell research.

Since May 2005 she is research assistant in the research group "Philosophy of Science: Cultures and Technologies of Knowledge" of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Vienna. She is currently working on her PhD-thesis "Knowledge /// Technology: Notions of Knowledge, Sociality and Trust in Social Epistemology and Social Software/Knowledge Technologies" in which she analyzes different notions of knowledge, sociality and trust in social epistemology and social software/knowledge technologies.

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