Values, Voting and Expertise

Should we trust experts when we are deciding how to vote?  Post at Psychology Today.

Written just before the referendum on the UK’s EU membership, this post draws on discussions about expertise in chapter 6 of my Trust: A Very Short Introduction.  It also echoes the literature on moral testimony, as surveyed in

Hills, Alison (2013)  ‘Moral Testimony‘, Philosophy Compass, 8 (6):552-559.