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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Experimental Philosophy and the Notion of the Self

Joshua Knobe
HeadCon '13
Edge Video
Originally published February 16, 2014

What is the field of experimental philosophy? Experimental philosophy is a relatively new field—one that just cropped up around the past ten years or so, and it's an interdisciplinary field, uniting ideas from philosophy and psychology. In particular, what experimental philosophers tend to do is to go after questions that are traditionally associated with philosophy but to go after them using the methods that have been traditionally associated with psychology.

The video and transcript is here.

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