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Expertise and intuitions about reference

Machery, E (2012) Expertise and intuitions about reference. Theoria-Revista De Teoria Historia Y Fundamentos De La Ciencia, 27 (1). 37 - 54. ISSN 0495-4548

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Many philosophers hold that experts' semantic intuitions are more reliable and provide better evidence than lay people's intuitions - a thesis commonly called "the Expertise Defense." Focusing on the intuitions about the reference of proper names, this article critically assesses the Expertise Defense.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Machery, Emachery@pitt.eduMACHERY
Date: 26 April 2012
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Journal or Publication Title: Theoria-Revista De Teoria Historia Y Fundamentos De La Ciencia
Volume: 27
Number: 1
Page Range: 37 - 54
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences > History and Philosophy of Science
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0495-4548
Article Type: Review
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2013 16:16
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2022 18:34


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