1 edition of Virtue epistemology found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
|Statement||edited by John Greco and John Turri|
|Series||MIT readers in contemporary philosophy|
|LC Classifications||BD176 .V56 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780262017879, 9780262517805|
|LC Control Number||2011046883|
This book presents the six Locke Lectures given in Oxford in May and June of They appear now very nearly as delivered; they argue for two levels of knowledge - the animal and the reflective - each viewed as a distinctive human accomplishment. in the fourth. The lectures aim to present a kind of virtue epistemology in line with a. Philosophy of Values. What is Virtue Epistemology? Heather Battal Syracuse University. ABSTRACT: This paper functions as a brief introduction to virtue epistemology, a topic that has enjoyed a recent gain in popularity among analytic philosophers. Here I maintain that the defining feature of virtue epistemology is its focus on the intellectual virtues and vices rather than the evaluation of.
A third advantage of virtue epistemology, I think is that it is psychologically realistic. And what I mean by that is that it occurred well with what our cognitive sciences tells us as the way that the human mind works and the way human thinking works. As the authors state at the onset, virtue epistemology comes in a variety of flavors, but all such flavors share two commitments: “First, epistemology is a normative discipline. Second, intellectual agents and communities are the primary source of epistemic value and the primary focus of epistemic evaluation.”.
Epistemology is the study of knowledge and justified belief.1 In he wrote the book Knowledge in Perspective and in he wrote A Virtue Epistemology. In both books he differentiates between animal knowledge and reflective knowledge. It defends virtue epistemology called "virtue perspectivism". This is also known as the doctrine of reality. Contemporary epistemology debates have largely been occupied with formulating a definition of knowledge that is immune to any counterexample. To date, no definition has been able to escape unscathed. Moving away from debates about definitions, Virtue Epistemology shows what conditions are essential for knowledge and applies this account to different domains.
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The Routledge Handbook of Virtue Epistemology answers all of these questions. This landmark volume provides a pluralistic and comprehensive picture of the field of virtue epistemology.
It is the first large-scale volume of its kind on the topic. Composed of 41 chapters, all published here for the first time, it breaks new ground in four areas. The Inquiring Mind is a new contribution to "responsibilist" or character-based virtue-epistemology--an approach to epistemology in which intellectual character traits like open-mindedness, fair-mindedness, Virtue epistemology book, and intellectual courage, rigor, and generosity are given a central and fundamental role.
Jason Baehr provides an accessible introduction to virtue epistemology and Cited by: Virtue epistemology is a collection of recent approaches to epistemology that give epistemic or intellectual virtue concepts an important and fundamental Virtue epistemology book.
The advent of virtue epistemology was at least partly inspired by a fairly recent renewal of interest in virtue concepts among moral philosophers (see, e.g., Crisp and Slote ). The book develops the concept of an intellectual virtue, and then shows how the concept can be used to give an account of the major concepts in epistemology, Cited by: A collection of essential readings that chart the development of a diverse and flourishing field.
Virtue epistemology is a diverse and flourishing field, one of the most exciting developments in epistemology to emerge over the last three decades. Virtue epistemology begins with the premise that epistemology is a normative discipline and, accordingly, a central task of epistemology is to.
Within virtue epistemology two key strands can be distinguished: virtue reliabilism, which focuses on agent properties that are strongly truth-conducive, such as perceptual and inferential abilities of agents; and virtue responsibilism, which focuses on intellectual virtues in the sense of character traits of agents, such as open-mindedness and.
A Virtue Epistemology presents a new approach to some of the oldest and most gripping problems of philosophy, those of knowledge and skepticism. Ernest Sosa argues for two levels of knowledge, the animal and the reflective, each viewed as a distinctive human accomplishment.
Epistemology (/ ɪ ˌ p ɪ s t ɪ ˈ m ɒ l ə dʒ i / (); from Greek ἐπιστήμη, epistēmē, meaning 'knowledge', and -logy) is the branch of philosophy concerned with the theory of knowledge. Epistemology is the study of the nature of knowledge, justification, and the rationality of belief.
Much debate in epistemology centers on four areas: (1) the philosophical analysis of the. A collection of essential readings that chart the development of a diverse and flourishing epistemology is a diverse and flourishing field, one of the most exciting developments in epistemology to emerge over the last three decades/5(7).
The book develops the concept of an intellectual virtue, and then shows how the concept can be used to give an account of the major concepts in epistemology, including the concept of knowledge. This highly original work of philosophy for professionals will also provide students with an excellent introduction to epistemology, virtue theory, and.
Virtue Epistemology and Confucian Philosophy Chienkuo Mi and Shane Ryan Virtue Epistemology and Education Randall Curren Virtue Epistemology and Developing Intellectual Virtue Alan T. Wilson and Christian B.
Miller Virtue Epistemology and Clinical Medical Judgment Ben Kotzee Virtue and Vice, Moral and Epistemic presents a series of essays by leading ethicists and epistemologists who offer the latest thinking on the moral and intellectual virtues and vices, the structure of virtue theory, and the connections between virtue and emotion.
Cuts across two fields of philosophical inquiry by featuring a dual focus on ethics and epistemology. Virtue epistemology is an exciting, new movement receiving an enormous amount of attention from top epistemologists and ethicists; this pioneering volume reflects the best work in that vein.
Featuring superb writing from contemporary American philosophers, it includes thirteen never before published essays that focus on the place of the concept. Book Description. With its focus on intellectual virtues and their role in the acquisition and transmission of knowledge and related epistemic goods, virtue epistemology provides a rich set of tools for educational theory and practice.
Get this from a library. A virtue epistemology. [Ernest Sosa] -- "Virtue Epistemology presents a new approach to some of the oldest and most gripping problems of philosophy, those of knowledge and skepticism.
Ernest Sosa argues for two levels of knowledge, the. This book is based on work in epistemology extending over several decades.
It combines into a systematic whole ideas, arguments, and doctrines evolved in various earlier investigations. The time has at last seemed right to combine these deliberations into a single systematic whole and this book File Size: 2MB.
Virtue epistemology is a contemporary philosophical approach to epistemology that stresses the importance of intellectual (epistemic) virtues. It combines the central tenets of virtue theory (also called “virtue ethics”), with classical epistemological approaches.
Intellectual virtue has been a subject of philosophy since the works of Plato and Aristotle, but virtue epistemology is a. In Cartesian epistemology, Sosa finds a virtue-theoretic account, one that he extends beyond the Cartesian context.
Once epistemology is viewed in this light, many of its problems can be solved or fall away. The result is an important reevaluation of epistemology that.
In this Wireless Philosophy video, Geoff Pynn (Northern Illinois) introduces virtue epistemology, an approach to epistemology that takes intellectual.
Virtue epistemology focuses on traits of persons or their faculties or psychological processes in the analysis of basic epistemic concepts such as justification or knowledge. It is a reaction to a style of epistemology that makes properties of individual beliefs and.
According to reliabilist virtue epistemology, or virtue reliabilism, knowledge is true belief that is produced by intellectual excellence (or virtue), where intellectual excellence is understood in terms of reliable, truth-directed cognitive dispositions.
This chapter explains why virtue reliabilism is a form of epistemological externalism, is a moderately naturalized epistemology, and is Cited by: 1.Contemporary epistemology debates have largely been occupied with formulating a definition of knowledge that is immune to any counterexample.
To date, no definition has been able to escape unscathed. Moving away from debates about definitions, Virtue Epistemology shows what conditions are essential for knowledge and applies this account to different domains. It proposes that agents must be.3. Advantages and disadvantages of virtue epistemology.
When Sosa introduced the concept of intellectual virtue into the contemporary literature, he thought that the shift of focus from properties of beliefs to properties of persons should make it possible to bypass the dispute between foundationalists and coherentists over the logical and evidential relations between beliefs needed for proper.