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Friday, October 3, 2008

Against Intuition

Christopher Shea in The Chronicle Review on the experimental-philosophy [x-phi] movement
A key question for experimental psychology is how it proposes to get from descriptive findings to philosophically sound conclusions about what we ought to do, or what ought to count as sound knowledge.

So far, it appears, the discipline tends to be better at tearing down such conclusions, or trying to.

(via Arts & Letters Daily)

--Terrence Berres

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