Books and edited collections

(7) Eugen Fischer & Nat Hansen (eds.): Experiments and Ordinary Language Philosophy, Topical Collection, Synthese, 2023.

(6) Eugen Fischer & Mark Curtis (eds.): Methodological Advances in Experimental Philosophy. London: Bloomsbury, 2019 (paperback 2020).

(5) Eugen Fischer & John Collins (eds.): Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism and Naturalism. Rethinking Philosophical Method. London: Routledge, 2015 (hard- and paperback).

(4) Philosophical Delusion and its Therapy. Outline of a Philosophical Revolution, New York: Routledge, 2011 (paperback 2013).

(3) Erich Ammereller & Eugen Fischer (eds.): Wittgenstein at Work. Method in the “Philosophical Investigations”. London: Routledge, 2004 (paperback 2010).

(2) Eugen Fischer & Wilhelm Vossenkuhl (eds.): The Questions of Philosophy. An Introduction to Areas and Periods (in German: Die Fragen der Philosophie. Eine Einführung in Disziplinen und Epochen). Munich: C.H.Beck, 2003 (paperback).

(1) Linguistic Creativity. Dordrecht and Boston: Kluwer, 2000.

Edited Series

Wittgenstein’s Thought and Legacy, Routledge. (Co-editor: Severin Schroeder)


(47) Fischer, E. & Herbelot, A. (in press). How understanding shapes reasoning: Experimental argument analysis with methods from psycholinguistics and computational linguistics. In D. Bordonabo (ed.), Experimental Philosophy of Language. New York: Springer.

(46) Fischer, E., & Sytsma, J. (in press). Projects and Methods in Experimental Philosophy. In M. Bauer & S. Kornmesser (eds.), Compact Compendium of Experimental Philosophy. New York & Berlin: De Gruyter.

(45) Fischer, E. (2023). Critical ordinary language philosophy: A new project in experimental philosophySynthese, 201, 102.

(44) Fischer, E., Allen, K. & Engelhardt, P.E. (2023). Fragmented and conflicted: folk beliefs about visionSynthese, 201, 84.

(43) Fischer, E., Engelhardt, P.E., & Herbelot, A. (2022). Philosophers’ linguistic expertise: A psycholinguistic approach to the expertise objection against experimental philosophy. Synthese, 200, 33 (2022).

(42) Allen, K., Quinlin, P., Andow, J. & Fischer, E. (2022). What is it like to be colour-blind? A Case Study in Experimental Philosophy of Experience. Mind and Language , 37 (5), 814-839.

(41) Fischer, E. & Sytsma, J. (2021). Zombie Intuitions. Cognition, 215, e104807

(40) Fischer, E., Engelhardt, P.E. & Sytsma, J. (2021). Inappropriate stereotypical inferences? An adversarial collaboration in experimental ordinary language philosophy. Synthese, 198, 10127–10168

(39) Fischer, E., Engelhardt, P.E., Horvath, J., & Ohtani, H. (2021). Experimental ordinary language philosophy: A cross-linguistic study of defeasible default inferences. Synthese, 198,1029–1070.

(38) Fischer, E. (2020). Conceptual control: On the feasibility of conceptual engineering. Inquiry. 2020, 1-29. DOI: 10.1080/0020174X.2020.1773309

(37) Fischer, E. & Engelhardt, P.E. (2020). Lingering stereotypes: Salience bias in philosophical argument. Mind and Language, 35 (4), 415-439.

(36) Fischer, E. (2019). Linguistic self-explication and psycholinguistic experiments. Redeveloping Waismann’s approach. In: Dejan Makovec and Stewart Shapiro (eds.): Friedrich Waismann: The Open Texture of Analytic Philosophy (pp. 211-241). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

(35) Fischer, E. & Engelhardt, P.E. (2019). Eyes as windows to minds: Psycholinguistics for experimental philosophy. In E. Fischer and M. Curtis (eds.): Methodological Advances in
Experimental Philosophy
(pp.43-100). London: Bloomsbury.

(34) Fischer, E. (2018). Two analogy-strategies: The cases of mind metaphors and introspection. Connection Science, 30 (2), 211-243 DOI: 10.1080/09540091.2017.1350937

(33) Fischer, E. (2018). Review of Max Deutsch, “The Myth of the Intuitive” (MIT Press 2015), The Philosophical Review, 127 (3), 413-418

(32) Fischer, E. (2018). Wittgensteinian ‘therapy’, experimental philosophy, and metaphilosophical naturalism. In K. Cahill and T. Raleigh (eds.): Wittgenstein and Naturalism (pp. 260-286). New York: Routledge

(31) Fischer, E. (2017). Philosophy of philosophy (in German). In T. Reydon and S. Lohse (eds.): Grundriss Wissenschaftsphilosophie: Die Philosophien der Einzelwissenschaften (pp.77-104). Hamburg: Meiner

(30) Fischer, E., & Engelhardt, P.E. (2017). Stereotypical inferences: Philosophical relevance and psycholinguistic toolkit. Ratio, 30 (4), 411–442

(29) Fischer, E., & Engelhardt, P.E. (2017). Diagnostic experimental philosophy. Teorema, 36 (3), 117-137

(28) Fischer, E., & Engelhardt, P.E. (2016). Intuitions’ linguistic sources: Stereotypes, intuitions, and illusions. Mind and Language, 31 (1), 67-103

(27) Fischer, E. & Engelhardt, P.E. (2016). Stereotype-based intuitions: A psycholinguistic approach to experimental philosophy’s ‘sources project‘. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (eds.): Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 526-531). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society

(26) Fischer, E. (2015). Mind the metaphor! A systematic fallacy in analogical reasoning. Analysis, 75 (1), 67-77

(25) Fischer, E., & Collins, J. (2015). Rationalism and naturalism in the age of experimental philosophy. In E. Fischer and J. Collins (eds.): Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism and
(pp. 3-33). London: Routledge

(24) Fischer, E., Engelhardt, P.E., & Herbelot, A. (2015). Intuitions and illusions: From experiment and explanation to assessment. In E. Fischer and J. Collins (eds.): Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism and Naturalism (pp. 259-292). London: Routledge

(23) Fischer, E. (2014). Philosophical intuitions, heuristics, and metaphors. Synthese, 191 (3), 569-606

(22) Fischer, E. (2014). Paradox-psychology (in German). In T. Grundmann, J. Horvath and J. Kipper (eds.): Die Experimentelle Philosophie in der Diskussion (pp. 322-349). Berlin: Suhrkamp

(21) Fischer, E. (2014). Messing up the mind? Metaphors in analogical reasoning. In H. Jales Ribeiro (ed.): Systematic Approaches to Argument by Analogy (pp. 129-148). Dordrecht: Springer

(20) Fischer, E. (2014). Verbal fallacies and philosophical intuitions: The continuing relevance of ordinary language analysis. In B. Garvey (ed.): J.L. Austin on Language (pp. 124-140). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

(19) Fischer, E. (2012). Through pictures to problems: Cognitive epistemology and therapeutic philosophy. In Chr. Jäger and W. Löffler (eds.): Epistemology: Contexts, Values, Disagreement, Proceedings of the 34 th International Wittgenstein Symposium (pp. 475-492). Frankfurt: Ontos

(18) Fischer, E. (2011). Diseases of the understanding and the need for philosophical therapy. Philosophical Investigations, 34 (1), 22-54

(17) Fischer, E. (2011). How to practice philosophy as therapy: Philosophical therapy and
therapeutic philosophy.
Metaphilosophy, 42 (1), 49-82

(16) Fischer, E. (2009). Philosophical pictures and secondary qualities. Synthese, 171 (1), 77-110

(15) Fischer, E. (2009). Therapy as philosophical project (in German). In G. Gebauer, F. Goppelsroeder, J. Volbers (eds.): Wittgenstein – Philosophie als ‘Arbeit an Einem selbst’ (pp. 167-93). Munich: Fink

(14) Fischer, E. (2008). Wittgenstein’s non-cognitivism – explained and vindicated. Synthese, 162 (1), 53-84

(13) Fischer, E. (2006). Philosophical pictures. Synthese, 148 (2), 469-501

(12) Fischer, E. (2006). Therapy, not theory. The Big Typescript as key to Wittgenstein’s later conception of philosophy (in German). In S. Majetschak (ed.): Wittgensteins ‘große Maschinenschrift’ (pp. 31-59). Frankfurt: Lang

(11) Fischer, E. (2005). Austin on sense-data. Grazer Philosophische Studien, 70, 67-99

(10) Fischer, E. (2004). A cognitive self-therapy – Philosophical Investigations on understanding (secs. 138-97). In E. Ammereller and E. Fischer (eds.): Wittgenstein at Work. Method in the “Philosophical Investigations” (pp. 86-126). London: Routledge

(9) Fischer, E., & Ammereller, E. (2004). Aims and method in the Investigations. In E. Ammereller and E. Fischer (eds.): Wittgenstein at Work. Method in the “Philosophical Investigations” (pp. ix- xix). London: Routledge

(8) Fischer, E. (2003). Bogus mystery about linguistic competence. Synthese, 135 (1), 49-75

(7) Fischer, E. (2003). Philosophy of mind: Scientific world-View vs. human self-conception (in German). In E. Fischer & W. Vossenkuhl (eds.): Die Fragen der Philosophie (pp. 70-88). Munich: C.H.Beck

(6) Fischer, E., & Vossenkuhl, W. (2003). What is philosophy? (in German). In E.Fischer & W.Vossenkuhl (eds.): Die Fragen der Philosophie (pp. 7-14). Munich: C.H.Beck

(5) Fischer, E. (2001). Discrimination: A challenge to first-person authority? Philosophical Investigations, 24 (4), 330-46

(4) Fischer, E. (2001). Unfair to physiology. Acta Analytica, 16 (26), 135-55

(3) Fischer, E. (2000). Plato’s inquiry into the forms of virtue: A case-study on nature and point of non-descriptive metaphysics (in German). Philosophisches Jahrbuch, 107 (1), 95-115

(2) Fischer, E. (1997). Dissolving problems of linguistic creativity. Philosophical Investigations, 20 (4), 290-314

(1) Fischer, E. (1997). On the very idea of a theory of meaning for a natural language. Synthese, 111 (1), 1-16