Naturalizing Epistemic Virtue by Abrol Fairweather,Owen Flanagan

By Abrol Fairweather,Owen Flanagan

An epistemic advantage is a private caliber conducive to the invention of fact, the avoidance of mistakes, or another intellectually beneficial objective. present paintings in epistemology is more and more value-driven, yet this quantity offers the 1st choice of essays to discover even if advantage epistemology is additionally naturalistic, within the philosophical definition which means 'methodologically non-stop with science'. The essays learn the empirical learn in psychology on cognitive talents and private tendencies, meta-epistemic semantic money owed of advantage theoretic norms, the function of emotion in wisdom, 'ought-implies can' constraints, empirically and metaphysically grounded bills of 'proper functioning', or even utilized advantage epistemology with regards to schooling. Naturalizing Epistemic advantage addresses many center matters in modern epistemology, provides new possibilities for paintings on epistemic talents, epistemic virtues and cognitive personality, and may be of significant curiosity to these learning advantage ethics and epistemology.

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