Experimental Philosophy

Experimental Philosophy Experimental philosophy is a new movement that seeks to return the discipline of philosophy to a focus on questions about how people actually think and feel Departing from a long standing tradition e

  • Title: Experimental Philosophy
  • Author: Joshua Knobe Shaun Nichols
  • ISBN: 9780195323269
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Paperback
  • Experimental philosophy is a new movement that seeks to return the discipline of philosophy to a focus on questions about how people actually think and feel Departing from a long standing tradition, experimental philosophers go out and conduct systematic experiments to reach a better understanding of people s ordinary intuitions about philosophically significant questionsExperimental philosophy is a new movement that seeks to return the discipline of philosophy to a focus on questions about how people actually think and feel Departing from a long standing tradition, experimental philosophers go out and conduct systematic experiments to reach a better understanding of people s ordinary intuitions about philosophically significant questions Although the movement is only a few years old, it has already sparked an explosion of new research, challenging a number of cherished assumptions in both philosophy and cognitive science.The present volume provides an introduction to the major themes of work in experimental philosophy, bringing together some of the most influential articles in the field along with a collection of new papers that explore the theoretical significance of this new research.

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    1. When I first heard of experimental philosophy, I was both excited and skeptical. On the one hand, philosophy concerns itself with subjects across all scientific fields, so I was thrilled to hear that it might be trying to take that relevancy seriously and amplify what it already does well with emperical methods and active data-gathering. On the other, philosophy degree programs do not train students in emperical methods and statistics; to take on that activity responsibly would require skills th [...]


    2. The quality of the studies included in the volume is pretty diverse. Some are methodologically crude (if not primitive) and/or dealing with what I consider obscure pseudoproblems. There are other, nevertheless, that are highly rewarding reads. Especially the manifesto of experimental philosophy by Knobe and Nichols (Chapter 1) and Prinz's piece on empirical and experimental philosophy (Ch. 10) belong to the latter category.


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