Two New Experimental Philosophers

Last year, I put up a post about ten people doing experimental philosophy who had gotten jobs in the field. I just realized, however, that I was neglecting another source of new experimental
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Last year, I put up a post about ten people doing experimental philosophy who had gotten jobs in the field. I just realized, however, that I was neglecting another source of new experimental philosophers -- people who had been doing experimental work in some other discipline but who then ended up getting jobs in philosophy departments. This year, two exciting researchers have actually joined our ranks in this other way. (Note that neither of these are just secondary appointments: both of these people are now full-fledged faculty members in the philosophy department.)Tony Jack is a psychologist who has done important experimental work on intuitions about consciousness and moral judgment. He was just appointed in the philosophy department at Case Western. Benjamin George is a linguist who has done experimental work on people's intuitions about knowledge-wh constructions. He just got a job as an assistant professor in philosophy at Carnegie Mellon. Clearly, we have a great deal to learn. . .

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