Editorial: Dimensions of Experimental Philosophy
Psychologists have been borrowing ideas from philosophers for centuries. In a more contemporary development, philosophers have begun to use the methods of experimental psychology and other social sciences to help address philosophical questions. The resulting, cross-disciplinary interchange has been fueled by a new field known as “experimental philosophy.” In the first issue of The Review of Philosophy and Psychology dedicated to psychology and experimental philosophy (Machery et al. 2010), we showcased work from philosophers and other cognitive scientists working at the intersection of philosophy and psychology. In this second issue, we bring together another exciting sample of cutting-edge papers that illustrate the breadth, depth, and promise of this interdisciplinary approach.
David Faraci and David Shoemaker take up the question of how people ordinarily make judgments of moral responsibility. They begin by turning to a famous example, widely discussed in the philosophical literatur
- Machery, E., T. Lombrozo, and J. Knobe. 2010. Editorial: Psychology and experimental philosophy. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1(2): 157–160.
- Editorial: Dimensions of Experimental Philosophy
Review of Philosophy and Psychology
Volume 1, Issue 3 , pp 315-318
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- 2. Program in Cognitive Science and Department of Philosophy, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
- 3. Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley, 3210 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA, 94720, USA
- 1. Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1017 CL, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA