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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


“Why Be Moral?” and Epistemic Goods

Colin Marshall

in Compassionate Moral Realism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198809685
eISBN:
9780191846953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809685.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates the possibility of an epistemic answer to the “why be moral?” question, drawing on the views of Plato, William Wollaston, and Arthur Schopenhauer. The broad notion of an ... More


Well-Tuned Trust as an Intellectual Virtue

Laura Frances Callahan and Timothy O’Connor

in Religious Faith and Intellectual Virtue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199672158
eISBN:
9780191751264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672158.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that well-tuned trust, as found in interpersonal relationships as well as communal institutions and enterprises, is an intellectual virtue on the grounds that it is balanced with ... More


Being in Touch

Colin Marshall

in Compassionate Moral Realism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198809685
eISBN:
9780191846953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809685.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues for the existence of a specific irreplaceable epistemic good: being in touch. Being in touch is more or less the good of perceiving or experiencing things as they are in ... More


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