Experimental Philosophy

Experimental philosophy is a new movement that supplements traditional ‘armchair’ philosophical methodology with the methods of psychology and cognitive science, using systematic experiments to uncover how people actually think about a range of issues in traditional philosophy. Topics will include: (i) What is experimental philosophy?; (ii) intuitions of ordinary people and why they matter; (iii) Are philosophers experts?; (iv) the experimental philosophy of morality; and the experimental philosophy of free will.