Methodological Advances in Experimental Philosophy

Fischer, Eugen and Curtis, Mark, eds. (2019) Methodological Advances in Experimental Philosophy. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9781350068995

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Abstract

Until recently, experimental philosophy has been associated with the questionnaire-based study of intuitions; however, experimental philosophers now adapt a wide range of empirical methods for new philosophical purposes. New methods include paradigms for behavioural experiments from across the social sciences as well as computational methods from the digital humanities that can process large bodies of text and evidence. This book offers an accessible overview of these exciting innovations. The volume brings together established and emerging research leaders from several areas of experimental philosophy to explore how new empirical methods can contribute to philosophical debates. Each chapter presents one or several methods new to experimental philosophy, demonstrating their application in a key area of philosophy and discussing their strengths and limitations. Methods covered include eye tracking, virtual reality technology, neuroimaging, statistical learning, and experimental economics as well as corpus linguistics, visualisation techniques and data and text mining. The volume explores their use in moral philosophy and moral psychology, epistemology, philosophy of science, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and the history of ideas. Methodological Advances in Experimental Philosophy is essential reading for undergraduates, graduate students and researchers working in experimental philosophy.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: experimental philosophy
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Philosophy
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2018 08:30
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2020 23:50
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/68162
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