Intuitions by Anthony Robert Booth


EditorAnthony Robert Booth, Darrell P. Rowbottom

Hardcover | July 18, 2014

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Intuitions may seem to play a fundamental role in philosophy: but their role and their value have been challenged recently. What are intuitions? Should we ever trust them? And if so, when? Do they have an indispensable role in science - in thought experiments, for instance - as well as inphilosophy? Or should appeal to intuitions be abandoned altogether? This collection brings together leading philosophers, from early to late career, to tackle such questions. It presents the state of the art thinking on the topic.

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Anthony Robert Booth is a Lecturer in Philosophy at Sussex University, UK. He is also a researcher on the NWO funded Trusting Banks project, a collaborative project between the Universities of Cambridge and Groningen. He works mainly in areas at the intersection of Ethics and Epistemology. He has published several articles in journals...
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Title:IntuitionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:July 18, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Tony Booth: IntroductionPart One: The Ontological and Epistemological Standing of IntuitionsElijah Chudnoff: The Rational Roles of IntuitionErnest Sosa: Intuitions: Their Nature and Probative ValueJoel Pust: Empirical Evidence for Rationalism?Jennifer Nado and Michael Johnson: Moderate Intuitionism: A Metasemantic AccountC. S. I. Jenkins: Intuition, 'Intuition', Concepts and the A PrioriPart Two: Intuitions in Disciplines or Sub-DisciplinesDarrell Rowbottom: Intuitions in Science: Thought Experiments as Argument PumpsRoy Sorensen: Novice Thought ExperimentsMark van Roojen: Moral Intuitionism, Experiments and Skeptical ArgumentsJohn Turri: Linguistic Intuitions in Context: A Defence of Nonskeptical Pure InvariantismPart Three: ChallengesJonathan Weinberg and Joshua Alexander: The Challenge of Sticking with Intuitions Through Thick and ThinDuncan Pritchard: Sceptical IntuitionsJonathan Jenkins Ichikawa: Who Needs Intuitions? Two Experimentalist CritiquesJonathan Lowe: Grasp of Essences Versus Intuitions: An Uneven ContestHerman Cappelen: X-Phi Without Intuitions?Index