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 evidential relations between beliefs the focus of analysis.
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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.
This volume gathers eleven new and three previously unpublished essays that take on questions of epistemic justification, responsibility, and virtue. It contains the best recent work in this area by major figures such as Ernest Sosa, Robert Audi, Alvin Goldman, and Susan Haak.
This volume is divided into six parts, all of which bear, more or less directly, on issues having to do with epistemic justification, responsibility, and virtue. The first two essays in part I, written by Susan Haack and Bruce Russell, examine the relation between epistemic and moral duty.
Virtue epistemology is a collection of recent approaches to epistemology that give epistemic or intellectual virtue concepts an important and fundamental role. 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 1997).
Routledge Handbook of Virtue Epistemology, ed. Heather Battaly. London: Routledge, 2018, pp. 330-339. Epistemic Virtues in Understanding Catherine Z. Elgin Epistemic Virtue Virtues are relatively stable propensities to think or act well. They are, as Aristotle.
Description 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.