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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


The Evidence for the Evidence: Arguing for Gettier Judgments

Max Deutsch

in The Myth of the Intuitive: Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Method

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028950
eISBN:
9780262327374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028950.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Gettier’s argument against the JTB theory of knowledge. Its central claim is that this argument is more complex than ordinarily recognized because Gettier not only argues ... More


Could we reduce racism with one easy dip?: What a thought experiment about race-colour change makes us see

Margaret P. Battin

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Consider a simple thought-experiment: What if it were possible, say by dipping into a skin dye bath or using special pigmentation-altering lights in a converted tanning bed, to change one’s skin ... More


Is Collective Mentality Intuitively Implausible?

Bryce Huebner

in Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter focuses on commonsense and philosophical worries about collective consciousness and collective personhood. The arguments in this chapter proceed in a highly theoretical way, leading up ... More


Women and Deviance in Philosophy

Helen Beebee

in Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325603
eISBN:
9780199369317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

There is psychological evidence that ‘typical’ characteristics can acquire normative status: what is atypical can come to be seen as deviant. I consider two main areas where this idea is relevant to ... More


Introduction

Daniel Aureliano Newman

in Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439619
eISBN:
9781474459716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439619.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction outlines historical and formal links between Bildung, biology, and the narrative strategies used by modernist novelists. The classical Bildungsroman, with its insistent linearity, ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Aureliano Newman

in Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439619
eISBN:
9781474459716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439619.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The brief conclusion charts some of the ways in which fiction continues to engage with contemporary biology after 1960—as Simon Mawer’s Mendel’s Dwarf and Ali Smith’s How to be both do with molecular ... More


Nosing Around: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

Rod Mengham

in Reading Dylan Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474411554
eISBN:
9781474459723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411554.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay triangulates Dylan Thomas’s 1940 collection of stories, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog, with Franz Kafka’s ‘Investigations of a Dog’ (1922) and a portion of Stefan Themerson’s ... More


Imagine …

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter contains a variety of thought experiments. It imagines that, in order to stimulate the economy, the Government gives everyone some money, and that this becomes a permanent and popular ... More


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