THE PAST AND FUTURE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY

@article{Nadelhoffer2007THEPA,
  title={THE PAST AND FUTURE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY},
  author={Thomas Nadelhoffer and Eddy A. Nahmias},
  journal={Philosophical Explorations},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={123 - 149}
}
Experimental philosophy is the name for a recent movement whose participants use the methods of experimental psychology to probe the way people think about philosophical issues and then examine how the results of such studies bear on traditional philosophical debates. Given both the breadth of the research being carried out by experimental philosophers and the controversial nature of some of their central methodological assumptions, it is of no surprise that their work has recently come under… Expand
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