Review of Philosophy and Psychology

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 297-314

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Accentuate the Negative

  • Joshua AlexanderAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy, Siena College Email author 
  • , Ronald MallonAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy, University of Utah
  • , Jonathan M. WeinbergAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy, Indiana University

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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.