Res Philosophica

Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2023

Globalizing Empirically-Informed Philosophy; Special Editor: Helen De Cruz

Edouard Machery
Pages 1-22

Why Variation Matters to Philosophy

Experimental philosophers often seem to ignore or downplay the significance of demographic variation in philosophically relevant judgments. This article confirms this impression, discusses why demographic research is overlooked in experimental philosophy, and argues that variation is philosophically significant.