On Normativity and Epistemic Intuitions: Further Evidence for Cross-Cultural Uniformity of Epistemic Intuitions - Short Report

As some (hopefully many) of you know, several years ago I started an effort to systematically replicate diverse results from the experimental philosophy literature. That work produced two papers
As some (hopefully many) of you know, several years ago I started an effort to systematically replicate diverse results from the experimental philosophy literature. That work produced two papers [More]

Recent Papers on Gettier Attribution Roundup

With a lot of researchers and labs now experimentally investigating cognitive evaluations in Gettier and Gettier-style cases, I thought it might be helpful to post some links for those interested in
With a lot of researchers and labs now experimentally investigating cognitive evaluations in Gettier and Gettier-style cases, I thought it might be helpful to post some links for those interested in [More]

Philosophical Expertise?

There is no such thing. I have a paper on the expertise defense forthcoming in Metaphilosophy that may be of interest to readers of the blog. Three Arguments against the Expertise Defense
There is no such thing. I have a paper on the expertise defense forthcoming in Metaphilosophy that may be of interest to readers of the blog. Three Arguments against the Expertise Defense [More]

More on fake-barn intuitions: Replications of Colaco et al.

For everyone who has commented on the paper and offered feedback, thank you very much. Two attempts at replication have been made: one by John Turri (n=196 after comp checks), the other by Joshua
For everyone who has commented on the paper and offered feedback, thank you very much. Two attempts at replication have been made: one by John Turri (n=196 after comp checks), the other by Joshua [More]

Do older people have different epistemic intuitions than younger people? A study on fake-barn intuitions

Wesley Buckwalter, Stephen Stich, Edouard Machery and I recently had a paper published in Episteme, titled 'Epistemic Intuitions in Fake-Barn Thought Experiments'. Here is the abstract: In
Wesley Buckwalter, Stephen Stich, Edouard Machery and I recently had a paper published in Episteme, titled 'Epistemic Intuitions in Fake-Barn Thought Experiments'. Here is the abstract: In [More]

New paper on the philosophical role of x-phi

The post is to point readers to a forthcoming article of potential interest: 'X-phi and Carnapian explication'. I co-authored it with James Justus. In the paper we try to bring together experimental
The post is to point readers to a forthcoming article of potential interest: 'X-phi and Carnapian explication'. I co-authored it with James Justus. In the paper we try to bring together experimental [More]

Turri's "The Problem of ESEE Knowledge" Published in Ergo!

For starters, I would like to thank Franz Huber and Jonathan Weisberg for the work they’ve done to successfully develop and launch Ergo—a much needed, new, open access, online philosophy journal.
For starters, I would like to thank Franz Huber and Jonathan Weisberg for the work they’ve done to successfully develop and launch Ergo—a much needed, new, open access, online philosophy journal. [More]

The real reason why libertarians become climate-deniers

We live at a point in history at which the demand for individual freedom has never been stronger — or more potentially dangerous. For this demand — the product of good things, such as
We live at a point in history at which the demand for individual freedom has never been stronger — or more potentially dangerous. For this demand — the product of good things, such as [More]

Non-Normative Epistemology?

I've previously cited epistemic nihilism as an example of an intellectual black hole -- a view that rational agents must reject in order to preserve their capacity for rationality.  But
I've previously cited epistemic nihilism as an example of an intellectual black hole -- a view that rational agents must reject in order to preserve their capacity for rationality.  But [More]

Where the action is

I heard through the grapevine that Jason Stanley is claiming on Facebook that there is an emerging consensus in the experimental literature. The consensus is that there is a robust stakes-effect on
I heard through the grapevine that Jason Stanley is claiming on Facebook that there is an emerging consensus in the experimental literature. The consensus is that there is a robust stakes-effect on [More]