Why don’t philosophers do their intuition practice?

Andow, James (2019) Why don’t philosophers do their intuition practice? Acta Analytica, 34 (3). pp. 257-269. ISSN 0353-5150

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I bet you don’t practice your philosophical intuitions. What’s your excuse? If you think philosophical training improves the reliability of philosophical intuitions, then practicing intuitions should improve them even further. I argue that philosophers’ reluctance to practice their intuitions highlights a tension in the way that they think about the role of intuitions in philosophy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: expertise,intuitions,methodology,philosophy ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200/1211
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Philosophy
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2018 11:30
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2024 01:09
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/69265
DOI: 10.1007/s12136-018-0377-0


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