The (Dis)continuity of Philosophy: Reflections on Susan Haack’s Critical Common-Sensism

@inproceedings{Fischer2016TheO,
  title={The (Dis)continuity of Philosophy: Reflections on Susan Haack’s Critical Common-Sensism},
  author={Christoph Fischer and Eva-Maria Jung},
  year={2016}
}
The focus of our paper is the conceptual backbone of Susan Haack’s metascientific considerations: the Peirce-inspired “Common-sensist Continuum”, which Haack introduces in order to develop an epistemology of science that, while admitting that there are objective epistemic standards, abandons the idea that science can be characterized by a unique logical or quasi-logical method. As such, Haack’s position can be understood as a middle-course approach between what she calls “Old Deferentialism… CONTINUE READING