Through a collection of original essays from leading philosophical scholars, Stich and His Critics provides a thorough assessment of the key themes in the career of philosopher Stephen Stich. Provides a collection of original essays from some of the world's most distinguished philosophers Explores some of philosophy's most hotly-debated contemporary topics, including mental representation, theory of mind, nativism, moral philosophy, and naturalized epistemology
Dominic Murphy is Senior Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney. He is the author of Psychiatry in the Scientific Image (2006). Michael A. Bishop is Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University. His research focuses on how to properly understand and assess reasoning in science and in everyday life. He is the co-author, with J. D. Trout, of Epistemology and the Psychology of Human Judgment (2005).
Introduction: Dominic Murphy (California Institute of Technology) and Michael Bishop (Florida State University). 1. Is There a Role for Representational Content in Scientific Psychology?: Frances Egan (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey). 2. Representationalism Reconsidered: Peter Godfrey-Smith (Harvard University). 3. On Determining What There Isn't: Michael Devitt (City University of New York). 4. Eliminativism and The Theory of Reference: Frank Jackson (The Australian National University). 5. Why Isn't Stich an ElimiNativist?: Fiona Cowie (California Institute of Technology). 6. A Defense of the Use of Intuitions in Philosophy: Ernest Sosa (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey). 7. Reflections on Cognitive and Epistemic Diversity: Can a Stich in Time Save Quine?: Michael Bishop (Florida State University). 8. Simulation Theory and Cognitive Neuroscience: Alvin Goldman (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey). 9. The Triumph of a Reasonable Man: Stich, Mindreading and Nativism: Kim Sterelny (The Australian National University and Victoria University of Wellington). 10. Against Moral Nativism: Jesse J. Prinz (City University of New York). 11. Replies: Stephen Stich (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey). List of Publications by Stephen Stich. Index.