Metaphilosophy 44 (3):276-292 (2013)

Matti Eklund
Uppsala University
This article is in three parts. The first discusses trends in philosophy. The second defends reliance on intuitions in philosophy from some doubts that have recently been raised. The third discusses Philip Kitcher's contention that contemporary analytic philosophy does not have its priorities straight. While the three parts are independent, there is a common theme. Each part defends what is regarded as orthodoxy from attacks. Of course there are other reasonable challenges to philosophical methodology. The article's aim is just to respond to some charges that have been made
Keywords Philip Kitcher  experimental philosophy  analytic philosophy  David Lewis  methodology  intuitions
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DOI 10.1111/meta.12031
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