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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 in philosophy? 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.Anthony RobertBootha€n Nineteen ninety-eight saw the publication of a volume of essays entitled Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology ... We consider whether it is prone to counter-examples, cases where our definition intuitively does not apply, i.e. we test it against our intuitions. ... an error-theory to explain why the intuition is mistaken; if it is not so prone, we tentatively conclude that it is a good definition.

Author: Anthony Robert Booth, Darrell P. Rowbottom
Publisher:OUP Oxford - 2014-07-10

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