Studia Philosophica

Volume 61, Issue 2, 2014

Marek Picha, Dagmar Pichová
Pages 69-75

Představivost, poznávací cíl a Platónova Jeskyně

In the review of 100 myšlenkových experimentů ve filozofii (2013) Jakub Mácha raises several questions concerning our approach to thought experiment analysis. We address all of his remarks; particularly, we answer three questions: Which type of imagination do we use in our definition of thought experiments? How is the cognitive aim of thought experiments related to their cognitive value? Is the analysis of Plato’s Cave proposed in our book appropriate?