Teorías de la referencia, filosofía experimental y calibración de intuiciones

Manuel Pérez Otero
2017 THEORIA : an International Journal for Theory, History and Fundations of Science  
E. Machery and some collaborators have used survey data to criticize Kripke's anti-descriptivism about proper names. I highlight a number of drawbacks in the tests of Machery et al. Some of my objections concern their ambiguity. In particular, the responses that–according to them–reveal descriptivist intuitions can be interpreted as anti-descriptivist responses (for reasons that have not been pointed out so far). Furthermore, their vignettes are inconsistent. I also discuss other issues related
more » ... ther issues related to the role of intuitions in philosophy; Machery et al.'s theses depends on an unjustified assumption: there is not expertise regarding intuitions.
doi:10.1387/theoria.15463 fatcat:7zbdc5bg7fe6hb4zudso7keswq