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A Companion to Experimental Philosophy

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 28.03.2016
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Experimental Philosophy

This is a comprehensive collection of essays that explores cutting-edge work in experimental philosophy, a radical new movement that applies quantitative and empirical methods to traditional topics of philosophical inquiry. Situates the discipline within Western philosophy and then surveys the work of experimental philosophers by sub-discipline Contains insights for a diverse range of fields, including linguistics, cognitive science, anthropology, economics, and psychology, as well as almost every area of professional philosophy today Edited by two rising scholars who take a broad and inclusive approach to the field Offers a complete introduction for non-specialists and students to the central approaches, findings, challenges, and controversies in experimental philosophy
Justin Sytsma is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. As a practitioner of experimental philosophy, he uses empirical methods to conduct his research into the areas of the philosophy of psychology and the philosophy of mind. He is co-author of The Theory and Practice of Experimental Philosophy (2016) and editor of Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Mind (2014). He has also published in a variety of peer reviewed journals, including Australasian Journal of Philosophy , Philosophical Studies , Philosophy of Science , Journal of Consciousness Studies , and Philosophy Compass . Wesley Buckwalter is Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Philosophy and the Philosophical Science Laat the University of Waterloo, Canada. He completed his PhD in Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduat Center, USA. He has published dozens of articles in epistemology, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science on a wide range of topics including knowledge, belief, assertion, luck, intuition, methodology, functionalism, consciousness, emotion, and fiction.


    Format: PDF
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 640
    Erscheinungsdatum: 28.03.2016
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781118661680
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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