Blackwell Companion to Philosophy: A Companion to Experimental Philosophy

Editors: Sytsma, Justin and Buckwalter, Wesley
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $195.00
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ISBN: 978-1-11-866170-3
Category: Philosophy
Image Count: 42
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This is a comprehensive collection of essays that explores cutting-edge work in experimental philosophy, a radical new movement that applies quantitative and empirical methods to traditional topics of philosophical inquiry.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Experimental Philosophy: Past, Present and Future
  • Experimental Philosophy and the Philosophical Tradition
  • Philosophical Criticisms of Experimental Philosophy
  • Experimental Philosophy Is Cognitive Science
  • Armchair-Friendly Experimental Philosophy
  • Going Positive by Going Negative: On Keeping X-PhiRelevant and Dangerous
  • Early Modern Experimental Philosophy
  • Nietzsche and Moral Psychology
  • Areas of Research
  • Free Will and Philosophy of Action
  • The Folk Concept of Intentional Action: Empirical Approaches
  • Traditional and Experimental Approaches to Free Will and Moral Responsibility
  • Free Will and Experimental Philosophy
  • Moral and Political Philosophy
  • Solving the Trolley Problem
  • The Adaptive Logic of Moral Luck
  • Metaethics: Traditional and Empirical Approaches
  • Aspects of Folk Morality*: Objectivism and Relativism
  • The Behavior of Ethicists
  • Experimental or Empirical Political Philosophy
  • Ownership Rights
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Attributions of Consciousness
  • A Unified versus Componential View of Understanding Minds
  • The Group Mind: In Commonsense Psychology
  • Synesthesia as a Challenge for Representationalism
  • Naturalistic Approaches to Creativity
  • Epistemology
  • Knowledge Judgments in “Gettier” Cases
  • Experiments on Contextualism and Interest Relative Invariantism
  • Evaluative Effects on Knowledge Attributions
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Reference
  • Experimental Pragmatics in Linguistics and Philosophy
  • Generics and Experimental Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Experience, Metaphysics, and Cognitive Science
  • Experimental Philosophy and Causal Attribution
  • Causal Models and Screening-Off
  • Causal Search, Causal Modeling, and the Folk
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Experimental Philosophy of Science
  • Explanation
  • The Concept of Innateness as an Object of Empirical Enquiry
  • Logic and Reasoning
  • Experimental Philosophical Logic
  • Experimental Philosophy Meets Formal Epistemology
  • Experimental Approaches to the Study of Conditionals
  • Metaphilosophy and Individual Differences
  • Philosophical Expertise
  • Intuitional Stability
  • Personality and Philosophical Bias
  • Experimental Philosophy and the Underrepresentation of Women