Papers

List of Papers by Year

In press

Barrett, H.C., Bolyanatz, A., Crittenden, A.N., Fessler, D.M.T., Fitzpatrick, S., Gurven, M., Henrich, J., Kanovsky, M., Kushnick, G., Pisor, A., Scelza, B.A., Stich, S., von Rueden, C., Zhao, W., & Laurence, S. (In Press). Small-scale societies exhibit fundamental variation in the role of intentions in moral judgment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1522070113v1-201522070.

Machery, E., Stich, S. P., Rose, D., Chatterjee, A., Karasawa, K., Struchiner, N., Sirker, S., Usui, N., & Hashimoto, T. (In Press). Gettier across cultures. Nous.

Stich, S., & Tobia, K. (In Press). Intuition and its critics. In J. Brown, Y. Fehige, and M. Stuart (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments. Routledge.

Stich, S. (In Press). Knowledge, intuition and culture. In J. Proust and M. Fortier (Eds.), Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

2016

Stich, S., & Tobia, K. (2016). Experimental philosophy and the philosophical tradition.  In W. Buckwalter and J. Sytsma (Eds.), A Companion to Experimental Philosophy. New York and Oxford: Blackwell.

 

2015

Buckwalter, W., Rose, D., & Turri, J. (2015). Belief through thick and thin. Noûs, 49, 748-775.

Fessler, D. M., Barrett, H. C., Kanovsky, M., Stich, S., Holbrook, C., Henrich, J., Bolyanatz, A. H., Gervais, M. M., Gurven, M., Kushnick, G., Pisor, A. C., von Rueden, C. & Laurence, S. (2015). Moral parochialism and contextual contingency across seven societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 282(1813), 20150907.

Fessler, D. M., Barrett, H. C., Kanovsky, M., Stich, S., Holbrook, C., Henrich, J., Bolyanatz, A. H., Gervais, M. M., Gurven, M., Kushnick, G., Pisor, A. C., von Rueden, C. & Laurence, S. (2015). Moral Parochialism Misunderstood: A reply to Piazza and Sousa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283:20152628. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.2628

Machery, E., Sytsma, J., & Deutsch, M. (2015). Speaker’s reference and cross-cultural semantics. In A. Bianchi (Ed.), On Reference (pp. 62-76). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rose, D. (2015). Belief is prior to knowledge. Episteme, 12, 385-399.

Stich, S. (2015). What Is Experimental Philosophy? Annals of the Japan Association of Philosophy of Science, 23, 21-31.

Stich, S. (2015). Against intuitions in philosophy, an interview with Bruno Mölder, Problemos (ISSN 1392-1126), March, 2015, 205-213.

 

2014

Colaço, D., Buckwalter, W., Stich, S. P., & Machery, E. (2014). Epistemic intuitions in fake-barn thought experiments. Episteme, 2, 199-212.

Machery, E. (2014). What is the significance of the demographic variation in semantic intuitions? In E. Machery and E. O’Neill (Eds.), Current Controversies in experimental Philosophy (pp. 3-16). New York: Routledge.

O’Neill, E., & Machery, E. (2014). Experimental philosophy: What is it good for? In E. Machery and E. O’Neill (Eds.), Current Controversies in Experimental Philosophy (pp. vii-xxix). New York: Routledge.

Rose, D., Buckwalter, W., & Turri, J. (2014). When words speak louder than actions: Delusion, belief, and the power of assertion. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 92(4), 683-700.

Stich, S. (2014). ‘Our’ intuitions. In J. Brockton (Ed.), This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress (pp. 437-439). New York: Harper Perennia). Available on-line at  Edge:  Annual Question 2014  – What Scientific Idea Is Ready for Retirement?  http://www.edge.org/response-detail/25482.

 

2013

Barrett, H.C., Broesch, T., Scott, R.M., He, Z., Baillargeon, R., Wu, D., Bolz, M., Henrich, J., Setoh, P., Wang, J., & Laurence, S. (2013). Early false-belief understanding in traditional non-Western societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B. 280 (1755), 20122654.

House, B.R., Silk, J.B., Henrich, J., Barrett, H.C., Scelza, B., Boyette, A., Hewlett, B., McElreath, R., & Laurence, L. (2013). The ontogeny of prosocial behavior across diverse societies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 14586-14591.

Buckwalter, W., & Stich, S. (2013). Gender and Philosophical Intuition. In J. Knobe & S. Nichols, eds., Experimental Philosophy, vol. 2 (Pp. 307-346). Oxford: Oxford University Press..

Machery, E., Mallon, R., Nichols, S., & Stich, S. (2013). If intuitions vary, then what? Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 86, 618-635.

Rose, D., & Danks, D. (2013). In defense of a broad conception of experimental philosophy. Metaphilosophy, 44(4), 512-532.

Rose, D., & Nichols, S. (2013). The lesson of bypassing. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 4, 599-619.

Rose, D., & Schaffer, J. (2013). Knowledge entails dispositional belief. Philosophical Studies, 166(1), 19-50.

Stich, S. (2013). Do Different Groups Have Different Epistemic Intuitions?  A Reply to Jennifer Nagel. Philosophy & Phenomenological Research, 87, 151–178.

 

 

2012

Barrett, H. C., Stich, S., & Laurence, S. (2012). Should the study of Homo sapiens be part of cognitive science?,  TopiCS: Topics in Cognitive Science, 4, 379–386.

Machery, E. (2012). Expertise and intuitions about reference. Theoria, 72, 37-54.

Machery, E. (2012). Delineating the moral domain. The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, 7. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4148/biyclc.v7i0.1777.

 

2011

Machery, E. (2011). Thought experiments and philosophical knowledge. Metaphilosophy, 42, 191-214.

Machery, E. (2011). Variation in intuitions about reference and ontological disagreement. In S. D. Hales (Ed.), A Companion to Relativism (pp. 118-136). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

 

2010

Cosmides, L., Barrett, H. C., & Tooby, J. (2010). Adaptive specializations, social exchange, and the evolution of human intelligence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 9007-9014.

Henrich, J., Ensminger, J.,  McElreath, R., Barr, A., Barrett, H. C., Bolyanatz, A., Cardenas, J. C., Gurven, M., Gwako E., Henrich, N., Lesorogol, C., Marlowe, F., Tracer, D., & Ziker, J. (2010). Markets, religion, community size, and the evolution of fairness and punishment. Science, 327, 1480-1484.

Machery, E. (2010). Explaining why experimental behavior varies across cultures: A missing step in “The Weirdest People in the World?”. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33, 101-102.

Machery, E., Deutsch, M., Sytsma, J., Mallon, R., Nichols, S., & Stich, S. P. (2010). Semantic intuitions: Reply to Lam. Cognition, 117, 361-366.

Stich, S. (2010). Philosophy and WEIRD Intuitions, a commentary on J. Henrich, S. Heine & A. Norenzayan, “The Weirdest People in the World?.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33, 110-111.

 

2009

Machery, E., Olivola, C., & De Blanc, M. (2009). Linguistic and metalinguistic intuitions in the philosophy of language. Analysis, 69, 689-694.

Mallon, R., Machery, E., Nichols, S., & Stich, S. P. (2009). Against arguments from reference. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 79, 332-356.

Stich, S. (2009). Replies to Critic. In D. Murphy & M. Bishop, eds., Stich and His Critics (pp. 198-251). Oxford: Blackwell.

Stich, S. (2009). Five Answers. In P. Grimm (Ed.), Mind and Consciousness: 5 Questions (pp. 181-191). Automatic Press/VIP.

 

2007

Bryant, G. A., & Barrett, H. C. (2007). Recognizing intentions in infant-directed speech: Evidence for universals.  Psychological Science, 18, 746-751.

Livengood, J., & Machery, E. 2007. The folk probably don’t think what you think they think: Experiments on causation by absence. Midwest Studies in Philosophy, 31, 107-127.

 

2006

Carruthers, P., Laurence, S. & Stich, S. eds. (2006). The Innate Mind: Culture and Cognition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Henrich, J., McElreath, R., Barr, A., Ensminger, J., Barrett, C., Bolyanatz, A., Cardenas, J. C., Gurven, M., Gwako E., Henrich, N., Lesorogol, C., Marlowe, F., Tracer, D., & Ziker, J. (2006). Costly punishment across human societies. Science, 312, 1767-1770.

Kelly, D., Machery, E., Mallon, R., Mason, K., and Stich, S. (2006). The role of psychology in the study of culture.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 29, 355.

Sripada, C., & Stich, S. (2006). A framework for the Psychology of Norms. In P. Carruthers, S. Laurence, & S. Stich (Eds.), The Innate Mind: Culture and Cognition  (pp. 280-301). New York: Oxford University Press.

 

2005

Barrett, H. C. & Behne, T. (2005). Children’s understanding of death as the cessation of agency: A test using sleep versus death. Cognition, 96, 93-108.

Barrett, H.C., Todd, P.M., Miller, G.F., & Blythe, P. (2005). Accurate judgments of intention from motion alone: A cross-cultural study. Evolution and Human Behavior, 26, 313-331.

Machery, E., Kelly, D., & Stich, S. (2005). Moral realism and cross-cultural normative Diversity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28, 830.

 

2004

Machery, E., Mallon, R., Nichols, S., & Stich, S. P. (2004). Semantics, cross-cultural style. Cognition, 92, B1-B12.

 

2001

Stich, S. (2001). Plato’s Method meets cognitive science. Free Inquiry, 21, 36-38.

Stich, S., & Weinberg, J. (2001). Jackson’s empirical assumptions. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 62, 637-643.

Weinberg, J., Nichols, S., & Stich, S. P. (2001). Normativity and Epistemic Intuitions. Philosophical Topics, 29, 429-460.

 

2000

Mallon, R., & Stich, S. P. (2000). The Odd Couple:  The Compatibility of Social Construction and Evolutionary Psychology. Philosophy of Science, 67, 133-154.

 

1999

Stich, S. P. (1999). Cognitive pluralism. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Stich, S. P. (1999). Epistemic relativism.  Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

 

1996

Stich, S. P. (1996). Deconstructing the Mind. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

1993

Stich, S. P. (1993). Naturalizing Epistemology:  Quine, Simon and the Prospects for Pragmatism.  In C. Hookway & D. Peterson (eds.),  Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Royal Institute of Philosophy, Supplement no. 34  (Pp. 1-17). Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press.

 

1991

Stich, S. P. (1991). The Fragmentation of Reason – Precis of Two Chapters. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 51, 179-183.

Stich, S. P. (1991). Evaluating cognitive strategies: A reply to Cohen, Goldman, Harman and Lycan. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 51, 1207-213.

 

1990

Stich, S. P. (1990). The Fragmentation of Reason: Preface to a Pragmatic Theory of Cognitive Evaluation. Cambridge, MA: Bradford Books / MIT Press.

 

1988

Stich, S. P. (1988). Reflective equilibrium, analytic epistemology and the problem of cognitive diversity. Synthese, 74, 391-413.

 

1984

Stich, S. P. (1984). Relativism, rationality and the limits of intentional description. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 65, 211-235.

 

1981

Stich, S. P. (1981). Is knowledge a social concept? a review of Experience and the Growth of Knowledge, by D.W. Hamlyn. Contemporary Psychology, 26, 205.

Stich, S. P. (1981). Inferential competence: Right You Are If You Think You Are. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4, 353-354.

 

1980

Stich, S. P., & Nisbett, R. E. (1980). Justification and the Psychology of Human Reasoning. Philosophy of Science, 47, 188-202.