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Collected Papers, Volume 2: Knowledge, Rationality, and Morality, 1978-2010

Stephen Stich


This volume collects the best and most influential work on knowledge, rationality, and morality that Stephen Stich has published in the last forty years. All of the chapters here are concerned, in one way or another, with the ways in which findings and theories in the cognitive sciences can contribute to, and sometimes reshape traditional philosophical conversations and debates. A central theme in the chapters on epistemology and rationality is the philosophical significance of empirical work on human reasoning done by researchers in the “heuristics and biases” tradition, and by their critics ... More

Keywords: knowledge, rationality, morality, Stephen Stich, cognitive sciences, epistemology, human reasoning, experimental philosophy movement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199733477
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733477.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Stich, author
Rutgers University

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Front Matter

2 Justification and the Psychology of Human Reasoning

Stephen Stich and Richard E. Nisbett

7 Rethinking Rationality

Richard Samuels, Stephen Stich, and Patrice D. Tremoulet

8 Normativity and Epistemic Intuitions

Jonathan M. Weinberg, Shaun Nichols, and Stephen Stich

9 Ending the Rationality Wars

Richard Samuels, Stephen Stich, and Michael Bishop

10 Meta-Skepticism

Shaun Nichols, Stephen Stich, and Jonathan M. Weinberg

11 As a Matter of Fact

John M. Doris and Stephen Stich

12 A Framework for the Psychology of Norms

Chandra Sekhar Sripada and Stephen Stich

13 Harm, Affect, and the Moral/Conventional Distinction

Daniel Kelly, Stephen Stich, Kevin J. Haley, Serena J. Eng, and Daniel M. T. Fessler

15 Altruism

Stephen Stich, John M. Doris, and Erica Roedder