Tag Archives: intellectual arrogance

THE DOXASTIC ACCOUNT OF INTELLECTUAL HUMILITY (pages 413-433)

Ian M. CHURCH ABSTRACT: VThis paper will be broken down into four sections. In §1, I try to assuage a worry that intellectual humility is not really an intellectual virtue. In §2, we will consider the two dominant accounts of intellectual humility in the philosophical literature—the low concern for status account the limitations-owing account—and I will argue that both accounts face ... Read More »

TEACHING VIRTUE: CHANGING ATTITUDES (pages 503-527)

Alessandra TANESINI ABSTRACT: In this paper I offer an original account of intellectual modesty and some of its surrounding vices: intellectual haughtiness, arrogance, servility and self-abasement. I argue that these vices are attitudes as social psychologists understand the notion. I also draw some of the educational implications of the account. In particular, I urge caution about the efficacy of direct instruction ... Read More »

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