A Companion to Experimental Philosophy

Original Publish Date: Mar 28, 2016
Product Number: EB00669965
Released: May 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118661697
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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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

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