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Thinking Off Your Feet

How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674986527

Publication Date: 01/07/2019

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360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 illus.

Belknap Press

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  • List of Figures*
  • 1. Philosophical Knowledge
  • 2. Classical and Modern Conceptual Analysis
  • 3. Other Forms of Conceptual Analysis
  • 4. The Psychology of Philosophy
  • 5. Natural Kind Concepts
  • 6. Conceptual Inductivism
  • 7. Inductivism versus Conceptual Analysis
  • 8. Inductive Analysis
  • 9. Reference
  • 10. The Travails of Analysis
  • 11. Against Essential Natures
  • 12. Substance: Basic Natural Kinds
  • 13. Substance: Philosophical Categories
  • 14. Learning without the Senses
  • 15. The Life and Death of Secondary Categories
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Figures
    • 5.1. Transformed raccoon
    • 5.2. Essentialist theory of swans
    • 5.3. Pre-chemistry essentialist theory of water
    • 5.4. Chemically informed essentialist theory of water
    • 6.1. Causal minimalist theories of water and swanhood
    • 8.1. Conceptual analysis versus inductive analysis
    • 12.1. Causal minimalist theory of swanhood: Two-step version
    • 13.1. Basic natural kind concept topology generalized
    • 13.2. Theories of justification
    • 15.1. Theory of swans with single primary explainer

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