Workshop: Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Methodology

University of Warwick, 4-5 October 2016

Guy Kahane (Oxford), Ethical theory, commonsense morality, and empirical moral psychology: the case of utilitarian judgment
Antti Kauppinen (Tampere), Varieties of philosophical expertise
Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh), On second thought: a refutation of the reflection defense
Jennifer Nado (Lingnan), Conceptual engineering via experimental philosophy
Johnnie Pedersen (Warwick), Ethics as an empirical science
Regina Rini (NYU), Experiments and two conceptions of philosophy
Tom Sorell (Warwick), Scientism and other problems in experimental philosophy
Stephen Stich (Rutgers), Question: Can the empirical study of moral disagreement resolve the moral realism debate? Answer: No

The full programme is available at

Seminar Room on the first floor of the Institute of Advanced Studies, Millburn House, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7HS (directions available here)

Registration is now closed.

Childcare support
We hope to provide some financial support to those who would like to attend, but require childcare. If you are interested, please email

Accessibility information
There are parking spaces for blue badge holders near the front entrance to Millburn House.
The elevator can be accessed through the entrance to the Writer’s Room on the ground floor. If you would like to use it, please contact beforehand.
An accessible toilet is located on the first floor of Millburn House.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Aristotelian Society, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and the Mind Association.

Cite this blog post
Alberto Vanzo (2016, August 4). Workshop: Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Methodology. Experimental philosophy and empirical ethics. Retrieved June 15, 2024, from