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Is Intellectual Character Growth A Realistic Educational Aim?, Jason Baehr Jan 2016

Is Intellectual Character Growth A Realistic Educational Aim?, Jason Baehr

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Intellectual Humility: Owning Our Limitations, Dennis Whitcomb, Heather Battaly, Jason Baehr, Daniel Howard-Snyder Jan 2015

Intellectual Humility: Owning Our Limitations, Dennis Whitcomb, Heather Battaly, Jason Baehr, Daniel Howard-Snyder

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What is intellectual humility? In this essay, we aim to answer this question by assessing several contemporary accounts of intellectual humility, developing our own account, offering two reasons for our account, and meeting two objections and solving one puzzle


The Cognitive Demands Of Intellectual Virtue, Jason Baehr Jan 2013

The Cognitive Demands Of Intellectual Virtue, Jason Baehr

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Virtue Epistemology, Jason Baehr Jan 2013

Virtue Epistemology, Jason Baehr

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Epistemic Malevolence, Jason Baehr Jan 2010

Epistemic Malevolence, Jason Baehr

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Against the background of a great deal of structural symmetry between intellectual and moral virtue and vice, it is a surprising fact that what is arguably the central or paradigm moral vice—that is, moral malevolence or malevolence proper—has no obvious or well-known counterpart among the intellectual vices. The notion of “epistemic malevolence” makes no appearance on any standard list of intellectual vices; nor is it central to our ordinary ways of thinking about intellectual vice. In this essay, I argue that there is such a thing as epistemic malevolence and offer an account of its basic character and ...


Evidentialism, Vice, And Virtue, Jason Baehr Jan 2009

Evidentialism, Vice, And Virtue, Jason Baehr

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Four Varieties Of Character-Based Virtue Epistemology, Jason Baehr Jan 2008

Four Varieties Of Character-Based Virtue Epistemology, Jason Baehr

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The terrain of character-based or “responsibilist” virtue epistemology has evolved dramatically over the last decade — so much so that it is far from clear what, if anything, unifies the various views put forth in this area. In an attempt to bring some clarity to the overall thrust and structure of this movement, I develop a fourfold classification of character-based virtue epistemologies. I also offer a qualified assessment of each approach, defending a certain account of the probable future of this burgeoning subfield.


On The Reliability Of Moral And Intellectual Virtues, Jason Baehr Jan 2007

On The Reliability Of Moral And Intellectual Virtues, Jason Baehr

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