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Title Experimental philosophy. Volume 2 / edited by Joshua Knobe and Shaun Nichols
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Contents Cover; EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Credits; Contributors; PART I. METAPHILOSOPHY; 1. The Rise and Fall of Experimental Philosophy; 2. Accentuate the Negative; 3. On Intuitional Stability: The Clear, the Strong, and the Paradigmatic; PART II. CONSCIOUSNESS; 4. Dimensions of Mind Perception; 5. Two Conceptions of Subjective Experience; 6. The Folk Psychology of Consciousness; PART III. METAETHICS; 7. The Psychology of Meta-Ethics: Exploring Objectivism; 8. Folk Moral Relativism; PART IV. THE IMPACT OF MORALITY ON JUDGMENT; 9. Person as Scientist, Person as Moralist
10. Causation, Norm Violation, and Culpable Control11. Norms Inform Mental State Ascriptions: A Rational Explanation for the Side-Effect Effect; PART V. MISCELLANEOUS; 12. The Vernacular Concept of Innateness; 13. Gender and Philosophical Intuition; 14. Expertise in Moral Reasoning? Order Effects on Moral Judgment in Professional Philosophers and Non-philosophers; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary Experimental Philosophy: Volume 2 contains fourteen articles -- thirteen previously published and one new -- that reflect the fast-moving changes in the field over the last five years. The field of experimental philosophy is one of the most innovative and exciting parts of the current philosophical landscape; it has also engendered controversy. Proponents argue that philosophers should employ empirical research, including the methods of experimental psychology, to buttress their philosophical claims. Rather than armchair theorizing, experimental philosophers should go into the field to researc
Notes Includes index
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Subject Philosophy -- Research.
Psychology -- Research.
Form Electronic book
Author Knobe, Joshua, 1974-
Nichols, Shaun.
ISBN 0199927405
0199927421 (electronic bk.)
9780199927425 (electronic bk.)