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The Myth of the Intuitive: Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Method

Max Deutsch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028950
eISBN:
9780262327374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028950.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a defense of the methods of analytic philosophy against a recent empirical challenge to the soundness of those methods. The challenge is raised by practitioners of “experimental ... More


Natural philosophy and the aims of the Essay

Peter R. Anstey

in John Locke and Natural Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199589777
eISBN:
9780191725487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589777.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter challenges the claim that Locke's aim in writing the Essay was to defend or support mechanical philosophy. The chapter argues, instead, that Locke's stated aims have little to do with ... More


Hypotheses and analogy

Peter R. Anstey

in John Locke and Natural Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199589777
eISBN:
9780191725487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589777.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that Locke believed hypotheses and analogical reasoning play a minor role in natural philosophical method and that this view is consistent with that of the proponents of the ... More


Conclusion

Peter R. Anstey

in John Locke and Natural Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199589777
eISBN:
9780191725487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589777.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter claims that the main theses of the book concerning Locke's commitment to the Experimental Philosophy are an important corrective to some interpretative trends in the secondary literature ... More


Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy Volume 3

Tania Lombrozo, Joshua Knobe, and Shaun Nichols (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198852407
eISBN:
9780191886867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852407.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

The papers collected in this third volume of Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy illustrate the ways in which the field continues to broaden, taking on new methodological approaches and ... More


Rationalism Regained 2: A Priori Knowledge and the Nature of Intuitions

Robert Hanna

in Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198716297
eISBN:
9780191785009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716297.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 7 presents an account of the nature of a priori knowledge specifically, in three steps: a discussion of the nature of apriority; a consideration of the a priori–a posteriori distinction and ... More


Free Will and Substance Dualism: The Real Scientific Threat to Free Will?

Alfred R. Mele

in Moral Psychology, Volume 4: Free Will and Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026680
eISBN:
9780262321488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026680.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Mele uses survey methods of experimental philosophy to argue that folk notions of freedom and responsibility do not really require any dubious mind–body dualism. In his comment, Nadelhoffer questions ... More


Envisioning Empire in Bacon, Hooke, and Cavendish

Erin Webster

in The Curious Eye: Optics and Imaginative Literature in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850199
eISBN:
9780191884665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850199.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines Francis Bacon’s fictional ‘new world’ discovery narrative, The New Atlantis (1626), and its influence on Robert Hooke’s Micrographia (1665) and Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing ... More


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