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Intuition

Elijah Chudnoff

Abstract

According to a tradition that traces back at least to Plato, intuitions are a form of intellectual perception. The rough idea is this: while sensory perceptions are experiences that purport to, and sometimes do, reveal how matters stand in concrete reality by making us sensorily aware of that reality, intuitions are experiences that purport to, and sometimes do, reveal how matters stand in abstract reality by making us intuitively aware of that reality. The aim of Intuition is to elaborate and defend such a view of the phenomenology, epistemology, and metaphysics of intuition. Along the way th ... More

Keywords: intuition, the a priori, perception, justification, knowledge, skepticism, phenomenology, concepts, inference, Platonism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199683000
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683000.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elijah Chudnoff, author
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Miami

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