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Hegel's Suspicion: Kantian Critique and Subjectivism

William F. Bristow

in Hegel and the Transformation of Philosophical Critique

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199290642
eISBN:
9780191710421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290642.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter argues that Kant's articulation of norm-governed agency that we find nearly explicit in the transcendental deduction of the categories and more fully explicit in his account of the ... More


Philosophical Naturalism and Intuitional Methodology

Alvin I. Goldman

in Reliabilism and Contemporary Epistemology: Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199812875
eISBN:
9780199933150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812875.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter studies philosophical methodology, which is considered as one of the most popular topics in philosophy. It considers the proper role for the sciences in philosophical inquiry and tries ... More


Order in Multiplicity: Homonymy in the Philosophy of Aristotle

Christopher Shields

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253074
eISBN:
9780191598401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253072.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle regularly identifies philosophical and scientific concepts as homonymous; indeed, his preoccupation with homonymy influences his approach to many subjects and clearly structures his ... More


Philosophy without Intuitions

Herman Cappelen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644865
eISBN:
9780191739026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644865.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The claim that contemporary analytic philosophers rely extensively on intuitions as evidence is almost universally accepted in current meta-philosophical debates and it figures prominently in our ... More


Introduction

Tamar Szabó Gendler

in Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter provides an overview of the chapters collected in the volume. It describes how each of the chapters in Part I addresses the question of how thought experiments and appeals to intuition ... More


Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Tamar Szabó Gendler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This volume consists of fourteen chapters that focus on a trio of interrelated themes. First: what are the powers and limits of appeals to intuition in supporting or refuting various sorts of claims? ... More


Intuitions in Philosophy: Overview and Taxonomy

Herman Cappelen

in Philosophy without Intuitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644865
eISBN:
9780191739026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644865.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The claim that contemporary analytic philosophers rely on intuitions as evidence (Centrality) is widely accepted both in philosophical methodology or metaphilosophy and philosophy at large. This ... More


Knowledge Ascriptions

Jessica Brown and Mikkel Gerken (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693702
eISBN:
9780191741265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693702.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Knowledge ascriptions, such as ‘Sam knows that Obama is president of the United States’, play a central role in our cognitive and social lives. For example, they are closely related to epistemic ... More


Exceptional Persons: On the Limits of Imaginary Cases

Tamar Szabó Gendler

in Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

When should we trust our judgments about far‐fetched imaginary cases? This chapter argues that if the imaginary scenario is adduced to illuminate a concept structured around a set of necessary and ... More


Personal Identity and Thought Experiments

Tamar Szabó Gendler

in Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that judgments about far‐fetched thought experiments are not helpful in illuminating the concept of personal identity. This is because certain patterns of features that coincide ... More


Aboutness

Stephen Yablo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144955
eISBN:
9781400845989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144955.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Aboutness has been studied from any number of angles. Brentano made it the defining feature of the mental. Phenomenologists try to pin down the aboutness features of particular mental states. ... More


The Real Guide to Fake Barns: A Catalogue of Gifts for Your Epistemic Enemies

Tamar Szabó Gendler

in Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter attempts to show that a particular intuition that has played a central role in discussions of epistemology for roughly a quarter‐century is highly unstable. This is the intuition that, ... More


Why Philosophy Can Overturn Common Sense 1

Susanna Rinard

in Oxford Studies in Epistemology Volume 4

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672707
eISBN:
9780191751905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672707.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In part one I present a positive argument for the claim that philosophical argument can rationally overturn common sense. It is widely agreed that science can overturn common sense. But every ... More


Epistemic Evaluation: Purposeful Epistemology

David K. Henderson and John Greco (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199642632
eISBN:
9780191807145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642632.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume aims to explore and apply a particular methodology in epistemology. The methodology is to consider the point(s) or purpose(s) of our epistemic evaluations, and to pursue epistemological ... More


Experimental Philosophy and Apriority

Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa

in The A Priori in Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695331
eISBN:
9780191758218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695331.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

One of the more visible recent developments in philosophical methodology is the ‘experimental philosophy’ movement. On its surface, the experimentalist challenge looks like a dramatic threat to the ... More


The Challenge of Sticking with Intuitions through Thick and Thin

Jonathan M. Weinberg and Joshua Alexander

in Intuitions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199609192
eISBN:
9780191758973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609192.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Philosophical discussions often involve appeals to verdicts about particular cases, sometimes actual, more often hypothetical, and usually with little or no substantive argument in their defense. ... More


Causation: A User's Guide

L. A. Paul and Ned Hall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673445
eISBN:
9780191751899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673445.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Causation is at once familiar and mysterious. Many believe that the causal relation is not directly observable, but that we nevertheless can somehow detect its presence in the world, and much work in ... More


Conclusion: Dialogue, Culture, and the Heuristic “Third”

Michael Macovski

in Dialogue and Literature: Apostrophe, Auditors, and the Collapse of Romantic Discourse

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069655
eISBN:
9780199855186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069655.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The final chapter reasserts that a proper study of Romantic rhetoric should involve an analysis of the evolution of rhetoric dialogue, from the works of first-generation poets to more current ... More


Philosophy and the Historical Perspective: A New Debate on an Old Topic

Marcel van Ackeren

Marcel van Ackeren and Lee Klein (eds)

in Philosophy and the Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780197266298
eISBN:
9780191872891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266298.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Since the rise of analytical philosophy, the relation of current philosophy and its past is more hotly debated among philosophers than ever. In this Introduction, I first explain the main questions ... More


Philosophers’ Use of ‘Intuitive’ (III): Against the Explaining Away of Intuitions

Herman Cappelen

in Philosophy without Intuitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644865
eISBN:
9780191739026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644865.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter concerns a particular kind of ‘intuition’-talk that is not easy to charitably account for using the strategies outlined in the previous chapter. Many philosophers engage in an activity ... More


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