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Active Ignorance, Epistemic Others, and Epistemic Friction

José Medina

in The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Focusing on racial and sexual oppression and their interrelation, chapter 1 provides an analysis of active ignorance and of three epistemic vices that support it: epistemic arrogance, laziness, and ... More


The Anatomy of Vice

Quassim Cassam

in Vices of the Mind: From the Intellectual to the Political

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826903
eISBN:
9780191865824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826903.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explains and defends obstructivism about epistemic vice, the view that epistemic vices are blameworthy or otherwise reprehensible character traits, attitudes, or ways of thinking that ... More


Vices of the Mind: From the Intellectual to the Political

Quassim Cassam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826903
eISBN:
9780191865824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book defends the view that epistemic vices are blameworthy or otherwise reprehensible character traits, attitudes, or ways of thinking that systematically obstruct the gaining, keeping, or ... More


Epistemic Virtues and Vices

Chun Wei Choo

in The Inquiring Organization: How Organizations Acquire Knowledge and Seek Information

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199782031
eISBN:
9780190459598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782031.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces virtue epistemology, a theory of knowledge based on an evaluation of the character traits of the agent. Knowledge is then a state of belief arising out of acts of epistemic ... More


The Epistemology of Stupidity

Pascal Engel

in Performance Epistemology: Foundations and Applications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198746942
eISBN:
9780191809156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746942.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter analyzes stupidity as a problem for epistemology. Its proper home belongs to virtue epistemology, as a specific epistemic vice, which has to be studied along the lines of both ... More


Harms and Wrongs

Alessandra Tanesini

in The Mismeasure of the Self: A Study in Vice Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858836
eISBN:
9780191890932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858836.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The vices of superiority and of inferiority comprise evaluations of one’s own intellectual abilities, competencies, and skills for their intellectual worth that track the effectiveness of these ... More


Wrongs, Responsibility, Blame, and Oppression

Alessandra Tanesini

in The Mismeasure of the Self: A Study in Vice Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858836
eISBN:
9780191890932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858836.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter addresses the question of moral and epistemic responsibility for intellectual vices and the beliefs that stem from them. It distinguishes three aspects of responsibility: accountability, ... More


The Problem with Disagreement on Social Media: Moral not Epistemic

Elizabeth Edenberg

in Political Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192893338
eISBN:
9780191914607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893338.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Intractable political disagreements threaten to fracture the common ground upon which we can build a political community. The deepening divisions in society are partly fueled by the ways social media ... More


Vanity, Narcissism, Timidity, and Fatalism

Alessandra Tanesini

in The Mismeasure of the Self: A Study in Vice Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858836
eISBN:
9780191890932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858836.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides account of four character traits in the intellectual domain: vanity and narcissism; timidity and self-fatalism. It argues that vanity and narcissism are vices of superiority ... More


How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Herman Paul (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819
Subject:
History, Social History

What makes a good historian? When historians raise this question, as they have done for centuries, they often do so to highlight that certain personal attitudes or dispositions are indispensable for ... More


Superbia, Arrogance, Servility, and Self-Abasement

Alessandra Tanesini

in The Mismeasure of the Self: A Study in Vice Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858836
eISBN:
9780191890932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858836.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides account of four character traits in the intellectual domain: superbia and arrogance; servility and self-abasement. It argues that superbia and arrogance are vices of superiority ... More


Scholarly personae: what they are and why they matter

Herman Paul

in How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819.00004
Subject:
History, Social History

What are scholarly personae? To introduce this volume, this opening chapter explores the concept as it has been developed in various forms by Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison, by scholars around the ... More


Ranke vs Schlosser: pairs of personae in nineteenth-century German historiography

Herman Paul

in How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819.00006
Subject:
History, Social History

Language of virtue and vice, such as that used by nineteenth-century German historians, offers a glimpse on an often neglected aspect of historical studies – that of dispositions, character traits or ... More


Teaching Intellectual Virtues, Changing Attitudes

Alessandra Tanesini

in The Mismeasure of the Self: A Study in Vice Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858836
eISBN:
9780191890932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858836.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the prospects of interventions designed to weaken epistemic vices and promote virtues. The first section discusses the prospects of two strategies for the cultivation of ... More


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