[maverickphilosopher] William F. Vallicella: The Reliability of Wikipedia
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Posted by William F. Vallicella:
The Reliability of Wikipedia
Here, on Wikipedia, is a list of criticisms of Wikipedia. Any
doubts as to the reliability of Wikipedia should prompt a meta-doubt
as to the reliability of this list. Nonbovine Ruminations has a
series of posts on Wikipedia, including the Essjay fraud. This Essjay
is the guy who claimed academic credentials he doesn't possess.
Here is a BBC assessment of Wikipedia reliability on scientific
As I always say, Caveat lector! And that includes the contents of
these pages. Of course, I strive for accuracy and never knowingly
publish anything false. But errors creep in.
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