What is Truth?

The question, "what is truth?" is as old as recorded time and one still worth asking. This article explores this question and provides some common responses as well as looking at recent developments.
The question, "what is truth?" is as old as recorded time and one still worth asking. This article explores this question and provides some common responses as well as looking at recent developments. [More]

A Philosopher’s Blog: 2014 Free on Amazon

A Philosopher’s Blog: 2014 Philosophical Essays on Many Subjects will be available as a free Kindle book on Amazon from 12/31/2014-1/4/2015. This book contains all the essays from the 2014
A Philosopher’s Blog: 2014 Philosophical Essays on Many Subjects will be available as a free Kindle book on Amazon from 12/31/2014-1/4/2015. This book contains all the essays from the 2014 [More]

On Normativity and Epistemic Intuitions

As some (hopefully many) of you know, several years ago I started an effort to systematically replicate diverse results from the experimental philosophy literature. That work produced two papers
As some (hopefully many) of you know, several years ago I started an effort to systematically replicate diverse results from the experimental philosophy literature. That work produced two papers [More]

On Normativity and Epistemic Intuitions: Further Evidence for Cross-Cultural Uniformity of Epistemic Intuitions - Short Report

As some (hopefully many) of you know, several years ago I started an effort to systematically replicate diverse results from the experimental philosophy literature. That work produced two papers
As some (hopefully many) of you know, several years ago I started an effort to systematically replicate diverse results from the experimental philosophy literature. That work produced two papers [More]

Recent Papers on Gettier Attribution Roundup

With a lot of researchers and labs now experimentally investigating cognitive evaluations in Gettier and Gettier-style cases, I thought it might be helpful to post some links for those interested in
With a lot of researchers and labs now experimentally investigating cognitive evaluations in Gettier and Gettier-style cases, I thought it might be helpful to post some links for those interested in [More]

Philosophical Expertise?

There is no such thing. I have a paper on the expertise defense forthcoming in Metaphilosophy that may be of interest to readers of the blog. Three Arguments against the Expertise Defense
There is no such thing. I have a paper on the expertise defense forthcoming in Metaphilosophy that may be of interest to readers of the blog. Three Arguments against the Expertise Defense [More]

More on fake-barn intuitions: Replications of Colaco et al.

For everyone who has commented on the paper and offered feedback, thank you very much. Two attempts at replication have been made: one by John Turri (n=196 after comp checks), the other by Joshua
For everyone who has commented on the paper and offered feedback, thank you very much. Two attempts at replication have been made: one by John Turri (n=196 after comp checks), the other by Joshua [More]

Do older people have different epistemic intuitions than younger people? A study on fake-barn intuitions

Wesley Buckwalter, Stephen Stich, Edouard Machery and I recently had a paper published in Episteme, titled 'Epistemic Intuitions in Fake-Barn Thought Experiments'. Here is the abstract: In
Wesley Buckwalter, Stephen Stich, Edouard Machery and I recently had a paper published in Episteme, titled 'Epistemic Intuitions in Fake-Barn Thought Experiments'. Here is the abstract: In [More]

New paper on the philosophical role of x-phi

The post is to point readers to a forthcoming article of potential interest: 'X-phi and Carnapian explication'. I co-authored it with James Justus. In the paper we try to bring together experimental
The post is to point readers to a forthcoming article of potential interest: 'X-phi and Carnapian explication'. I co-authored it with James Justus. In the paper we try to bring together experimental [More]

Turri's "The Problem of ESEE Knowledge" Published in Ergo!

For starters, I would like to thank Franz Huber and Jonathan Weisberg for the work they’ve done to successfully develop and launch Ergo—a much needed, new, open access, online philosophy journal.
For starters, I would like to thank Franz Huber and Jonathan Weisberg for the work they’ve done to successfully develop and launch Ergo—a much needed, new, open access, online philosophy journal. [More]