Philosophy and WEIRD intuition

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From Plato to the present, philosophers have relied on intuitive judgments as evidence for or against philosophical theories. Most philosophers are WEIRD, highly educated, and male. The literature reviewed in the target article suggests that such people might have intuitions that differ from those of people in other groups. There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that they do.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-111
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Jun 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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