Unproductive Adversariality

Adversarial argumentation can be epistemically productive, or it can be merely eristic.

Feminist Philosophers

Brian Leiter recently wrote a dismissal of my reply to Joe Heath on “‘Me’ Studies.” My original pair of articles were linked on FP here. I found Leiter’s post quite a useful illustration of Janice Moulton’s claim that a preoccupation with adversariality is bad for philosophy.

More on that point here: http://philosophycommons.typepad.com/disability_and_disadvanta/2015/07/adversariality-and-me.html

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About Cate Hundleby

I am an Associate Professor of Philosophy, Cross-appointed to Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Windsor, Canada. View all posts by Cate Hundleby

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