Jane Addams as experimental philosopher

  title={Jane Addams as experimental philosopher},
  author={Joshua August Skorburg},
  journal={British Journal for the History of Philosophy},
  pages={918 - 938}
ABSTRACT This paper argues that the activist, feminist and pragmatist Jane Addams (1860–1935) was an experimental philosopher. To defend this claim, I argue for capacious notions of both philosophical pragmatism and experimental philosophy. I begin in Section 2 with a new defence of Rose and Danks’ [‘In Defense of a Broad Conception of Experimental Philosophy’. Metaphilosophy 44, no. 4 (2013): 512–32] argument in favour of a broad conception of experimental philosophy. Koopman [‘Pragmatist… Expand
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