Review of Philosophy and Psychology

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 297–314

Accentuate the Negative


    • Department of PhilosophySiena College
  • Ronald Mallon
    • Department of PhilosophyUniversity of Utah
  • Jonathan M. Weinberg
    • Department of PhilosophyIndiana University

DOI: 10.1007/s13164-009-0015-2

Cite this article as:
Alexander, J., Mallon, R. & Weinberg, J.M. Rev.Phil.Psych. (2010) 1: 297. doi:10.1007/s13164-009-0015-2


Our interest in this paper is to drive a wedge of contention between two different programs that fall under the umbrella of “experimental philosophy”. In particular, we argue that experimental philosophy’s “negative program” presents almost as significant a challenge to its “positive program” as it does to more traditional analytic philosophy.

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