Readership: Scholars and advanced students of philosophy.
Edited by Anthony Robert Booth, University of Sussex, and Darrell P. Rowbottom, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Anthony Robert Booth is a Lecturer in Philosophy at Sussex University, UK. He is also a researcher on the NWO funded Trusting Banks project, a collaborative project between the Universities of Cambridge and Groningen. He works mainly in areas at the intersection of Ethics and Epistemology. He has published several articles in journals such as The Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, and Synthese.
Darrell P. Rowbottom is a Professor of Philosophy at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. He was previously a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford. He works mainly in the areas of philosophy of science, epistemology, metaphysics, and the foundations of probability. He is the author of forty journal articles, numerous entries in handbooks and encylopaedias, and a monograph (Popper's Critical Rationalism). He is an associate editor of the Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
"... an enriching advancement of conversation on the issue. Its excellent organization begins with an editors introduction clearly summarizing the three divisions of the work (ontology/epistemology, discipline-specific issues, and challenges) and the 14 individual essays." - CHOICE
Tony Booth: Introduction
Part One: The Ontological and Epistemological Standing of Intuitions
Elijah Chudnoff: The Rational Roles of Intuition
Ernest Sosa: Intuitions: Their Nature and Probative Value
Joel Pust: Empirical Evidence for Rationalism?
Jennifer Nado and Michael Johnson: Moderate Intuitionism: A Metasemantic Account
C. S. I. Jenkins: Intuition, 'Intuition', Concepts and the A Priori
Part Two: Intuitions in Disciplines or Sub-Disciplines
Darrell Rowbottom: Intuitions in Science: Thought Experiments as Argument Pumps
Roy Sorensen: Novice Thought Experiments
Mark van Roojen: Moral Intuitionism, Experiments and Skeptical Arguments
John Turri: Linguistic Intuitions in Context: A Defence of Nonskeptical Pure Invariantism
Part Three: Challenges
Jonathan Weinberg and Joshua Alexander: The Challenge of Sticking with Intuitions Through Thick and Thin
Duncan Pritchard: Sceptical Intuitions
Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa: Who Needs Intuitions? Two Experimentalist Critiques
Jonathan Lowe: Grasp of Essences Versus Intuitions: An Uneven Contest
Herman Cappelen: X-Phi Without Intuitions?