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Humility and Epistemic Goods

Robert C. Roberts and W. Jay Wood

in Intellectual Virtue: Perspectives from Ethics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199252732
eISBN:
9780191719288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252732.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Some of the most interesting works in virtue ethics are the detailed, perceptive treatments of specific virtues and vices. This chapter aims to develop such work as it relates to intellectual virtues ... More


Introduction: The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the recent scholarly discussion of intellectual humility, offering reflections on its qualities and deficiencies, and locates the present work in relation to ... More


The Incarnation and Intellectual Humility: ‘We Have the Mind of Christ’

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which the incarnation of Jesus Christ is specifically represented as an outworking of divine humility. Importantly, this is rendered using imagery borrowed from ... More


Concluding Synthesis

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter brings together the threads of the discussion developed through the previous chapters, reflecting on the constructive theological implications for Christian community and on the ... More


The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice

Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259345
eISBN:
9780226259512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259512.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The book is a collection of essays about ethical issues arising in selective higher education. The chapters, all by distinguished scholars, including one eminent university president, address the ... More


Care-based Epistemology and the Comparative Feminist Context

Vrinda Dalmiya

in Caring to Know: Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464760
eISBN:
9780199086948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464760.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues for extending insights of care ethics into a theory of knowledge. It lays out the motivations behind constructing a feminist virtue epistemology founded on what could be called ... More


The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book examines how the New Testament scriptures might form and foster intellectual humility within Christian communities. It is informed by recent interdisciplinary interest in intellectual ... More


Virtue, Selfhood, and Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the recent turn to virtue in moral philosophy and theology, with a view to establishing some of the key principles that have driven this, here considered in relation to the ... More


Intellectual Humility and the Reading of Scripture

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the place of intellectual humility within the lives of Christian communities as they read and yield to the teaching of Scripture. The discussion acknowledges that intellectual ... More


A Meditation on Intellectual Humility, or on a Fusion of Epistemic Ignorance and Covenantal Certainty

Stanislaw Krajewski

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the merits of pluralism by developing the idea of intellectual humility. Drawing upon the Torah, it first describes Moses' leadership not as courageous or wise but rather as ... More


Some Requisites for Interfaith Dialogue

David B. Burrell

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter sketches the historical interactions, political and theological, of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. It focuses on intellectual humility as it has been displayed (or not) in Jewish, ... More


Intellectual Humility and the Practices of Faith: Prayerful Patience and Gratitude

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the practices with which intellectual humility is enmeshed in the Christian life: patience and gratitude, which are both manifested in prayer. The discussion recognizes that ... More


Conclusion: A Plea for Intellectual Humility

Richard Foley

in The Geography of Insight: The Sciences, the Humanities, How they Differ, Why They Matter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190865122
eISBN:
9780190879174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865122.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter makes a plea both for intellectual humility, which cautions against overconfidence in one’s opinions, and for deference to experts when one is not well positioned to reach an opinion on ... More


Sketching the Christian Self in the New Testament Writings

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers the representation of personhood and agency in the New Testament, as matters that frame Christian conceptions of personal virtue, in general, and intellectual humility, ... More


‘The Old Has Gone, the New Has Come’: The Apocalyptic Character of the New Testament and its Relevance to Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers in greater detail the personal disruption central to the New Testament accounts of Christian cognitive identity. It focuses on the authors’ conviction that they participate in ... More


Intellectual Humility and the Community of the Sacraments

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers the role that the sacraments of baptism and Eucharist play in fostering a proper attitude of intellectual humility within Christian community. The sacraments dramatically enact ... More


Fallibility’s Payoff

Catherine Z. Elgin

in True Enough

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036535
eISBN:
9780262341370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036535.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Fallibilism with respect to knowledge is vulnerable to either a version of Moore’s paradox or to Kripke’s dogmatism paradox. Fallibilism with respect to understanding is not. The recognition of the ... More


Christian Theism: Alive and Well in the Physics and Astronomy Classroom

Lois Kieffaber

in Teaching as an Act of Faith: Theory and Practice in Church-Related Higher Education

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222209
eISBN:
9780823236800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222209.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on discussing the integration of faith and the professional life of a physics and astronomy professor. The author of this ... More


Apology, Regret, and Intellectual Humility: An Interreligious Consideration

Michael B. McGarry

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines a particularly illuminating case with regard to interreligious relations and apology: the exchange between some Muslims and the Vatican in response to Pope Benedict XVI's ... More


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