Thick and Thin Causal Verbs
Topic: Is "cause" a thin verb sensitive to both dependence and transference while other causal verbs e.g., "bounce" are thick and so sensitive to only transference?
Investigators: Eric Seivers, Shaun Nichols, & David Rose
Side-Effects, Epistemic Normativity, and Intentional Actions
Topic: Do facts about what an agent should have known prior to acting about the probability of the occurrence of some side-effect action influence whether the agent acted intentionally?
Investigators: Daniel Stermer
NORMS AND PERSONAL IDENTITY
Topic: Are judgments of whether a person has survived a radical change influenced by whether the change involved moral improvement or deterioration?
Investigators: John Schwenkler, Matthew Taylor, Enoch Lambert, & Nick Byrd
NORM AND PURPOSE
Topic: Are judgments of whether a person intended to do something influenced by whether this was a good or bad thing to do?
Investigators: John Schwenkler, Paul Conway, & Bob Bishop
Teleological Essentialism and Moral Status
Topic: Does essentializing humans in terms of a telos account for thinking they have moral standing?
Investigators: Sam Sims & David Rose
Intending the Impossible and Intuitional Consistency
Topic: Do people consistently think that one can intend to do things that are impossible?
Investigators: Al Mele & David Rose
Personal Identity, Modal Distance and Framing Effects
Topic: Are judgments of personal identity more susceptible to framing effects as modal distance increases?
Investigators: Chris Kalbach, John Schwenkler, & David Rose
Self Deception and Tension
Topic: Is tension necessary for self deception?
Investigators: Samantha Berthelette & David Rose
Epistemic Constraints on Intention
Topic: What, if any, epistemic constraints are there on intentions?
Investigators: Romy Vekony, Al Mele, & David Rose
Forward-Looking Considerations and Moral Responsibility
Topic: Do forward-looking considerations affect judgments of moral responsibility?
Investigators: Jay Spitzley
Teleological Essentialism and Conceptual Autonomy
Topic: Are categories that are essentialized in terms of a telos organized hierarchically or are they autonomous?
Investigators: David Rose, Shaun Nichols, & Jonathan Weinberg
Personal Identity and Teleology (Under Review)
Topic: Does preserving or losing one’s purpose explain judgments of personal identity?
Investigators: Matthew Taylor, Chris Kalbach, & David Rose
Empirical Evidence that Knowledge Entails Justification (Under Review)
Topic: Does knowledge conceptually entail justification?
Investigators: Alexandra Nolte, David Rose, & John Turri
Agency and Understanding
Topic: What effects do agency cues have on judgments of understanding?
Investigators: Romy Vekony, David Rose, & Shaun Nichols
Knowledge and Infallibility
Topic: Is knowledge incompatible with the possibility of error?
Investigators: Alexandra Nolte, David Rose, Vilius Dranseika, & Shaun Nichols
Normativity and Causatives
Topic: Does normativity affect the use of causal verbs?
Investigators: Eric Sievers, John Schwenkler, & David Rose
Knowledge and Intentionality (Under Review)
Topic: Can you intentionally bring about an outcome without knowing or being aware that the outcome was brought about?
Investigators: Romy Vekony, David Rose, & Al Mele
Toxic Intentions (Under Review)
Topic: Are you able to intend to do something that you have no reason to do?
Investigators: David Rose, Wesley Buckwalter, & John Turri
Impossible Intentions (Under Review)
Topic: Do people think someone can intend to do things that are impossible?
Investigators: Wesley Buckwalter, David Rose, & John Turri
Deciding and Intending
Topic: What is the conceptual connection between deciding and forming an intention?
Investigators: Alexandra Nolte, David Rose, Wesley Buckwalter, & John Turri
Remembering and Knowing (Under Review)
Topic: Does remembering entail knowing?
Investigators: Alexandra Nolte & David Rose
Who Gives a 'Folk'? (UNDER REVIEW)
Topic: Are experimental results based on heuristics?
Investigators: Chris Kalbach