Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2

2015.03.40 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua Knobe and Shaun Nichols (eds.), Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2, Oxford University Press, 2014, 374pp., $27.95 (pbk),
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2015.03.40 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua Knobe and Shaun Nichols (eds.), Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2, Oxford University Press, 2014, 374pp., $27.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780199927401. Reviewed by Peggy DesAutels, University of Dayton Experimental philosophy is a relatively new and rapidly evolving sub-discipline within philosophy. Both the topics covered and methodologies used are somewhat in flux. Nonetheless, Joshua Knobe and Shaun Nichols have been at the forefront at helping to define and exemplify some of the possibilities tied to this new approach to philosophy. In this book they include papers published in the five years since the publication of their first volume1 (reviewed by Frank Jackson in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2008.12.06). To date, experimental philosophy has been closely allied with a subset of empirical philosophy. The goal of empirical philosophy, broadly construed, is to incorporate scientific empirical findings. . .

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