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Estimating the reproducibility of experimental philosophy


Cova, Florian; Strickland, Brent; Abatista, Angela; Allard, Aurélien; et al; Kneer, Markus (2018). Estimating the reproducibility of experimental philosophy. Review of Philosophy and Psychology:Epub ahead of print-36.

Abstract

Responding to recent concerns about the reliability of the published literature in psychology and other disciplines, we formed the X-Phi Replicability Project (XRP) to estimate the reproducibility of experimental philosophy (osf.io/dvkpr). Drawing on a representative sample of 40 x-phi studies published between 2003 and 2015, we enlisted 20 research teams across 8 countries to conduct a high-quality replication of each study in order to compare the results to the original published findings. We found that x-phi studies – as represented in our sample – successfully replicated about 70% of the time. We discuss possible reasons for this relatively high replication rate in the field of experimental philosophy and offer suggestions for best research practices going forward.

Abstract

Responding to recent concerns about the reliability of the published literature in psychology and other disciplines, we formed the X-Phi Replicability Project (XRP) to estimate the reproducibility of experimental philosophy (osf.io/dvkpr). Drawing on a representative sample of 40 x-phi studies published between 2003 and 2015, we enlisted 20 research teams across 8 countries to conduct a high-quality replication of each study in order to compare the results to the original published findings. We found that x-phi studies – as represented in our sample – successfully replicated about 70% of the time. We discuss possible reasons for this relatively high replication rate in the field of experimental philosophy and offer suggestions for best research practices going forward.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:01 Faculty of Theology > Center for Ethics
06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Philosophy
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy
Uncontrolled Keywords:Philosophy, Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
Language:English
Date:14 June 2018
Deposited On:10 Jan 2019 09:10
Last Modified:17 Sep 2019 19:52
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:1878-5158
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s13164-018-0400-9
Official URL:https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs13164-018-0400-9.pdf
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