[EBOOK FREE] (Thinking Off Your Feet) Author Michael Strevens

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Free download · Thinking Off Your Feet Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ts are capable of launching and sustaining fruitful inuiry into philosophical matters using the method of cases Agonizing about unusual edge cases Strevens shows can play a leading role in such discoveries Thinking Off Your Feet seeks to reshape current debates about the nature of philosophical thinking and the methodological implications of experimental philosophy to make significant contributions to the cognitive science of concepts and to restore philosophy to its traditional position as an essential part of the human uest for knowledge.

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Free download · Thinking Off Your Feet Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Many philosophers believe they can gain knowledge about the world from the comfort of their armchairs simply by reflecting on the nature of things But how can the mind arrive at substantive knowledge of the world without seeking its input Michael Strevens proposes an original defense of the armchair pursuit of philosophical knowledge focusing on the method of cases in which judgments about category membership Does this count as causation Does that count as the right action to take are used to test philosophical hypotheses about such matter.

Review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ñ Michael Strevens

Free download · Thinking Off Your Feet Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free S as causality moral responsibility and beautyStrevens argues that the method of cases is capable of producing reliable substantial knowledge His strategy is to compare concepts of philosophical things to concepts of natural kinds such as water Philosophical concepts like natural kind concepts do not contain the answers to philosophers' uestions; armchair philosophy therefore cannot be conceptual analysis But just as natural kind concepts provide a viable starting point for exploring the nature of the material world so philosophical concep.

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  • Hardcover
  • 360
  • Thinking Off Your Feet
  • Michael Strevens
  • en
  • 20 February 2018
  • 9780674986527