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Epistemology : becoming intellectually virtuous / W. Jay Wood. [print]

By: Wood, W. Jay, 1954- [author]Material type: TextTextSeries: Contours of Christian philosophyPublication details: Downers Grove, Illinois : InterVarsity Press, [(c)1998. Description: 216 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0877845220; 9780877845225Subject(s): Knowledge, Theory of (Religion) | Christianity -- PhilosophyLOC classification: BT50.E657 1998BT50.E657 1998COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
The nature of epistemology. When do epistemological questions arise? ; Epistemology and the pursuit of intellectual virtues ; The Christian and intellectual virtues ; Doing epistemology as if virtue mattered ; Is everyone called to pursue the intellectual virtues? ; Exploring the intellectual virtues. Types of intellectual virtue ; The structure of intellectual virtues ; Epistemology, virtue, and responsibility An extended look at some intellectual virtues. Studiousness and vicious curiousity ; Intellectual honesty and dishonesty ; Wisdom and folly ; The relationship between ancient and modern and contemporary ; Epistemological concerns Foundationalism. The motivation for foundationalism ; The rudiments of foundationalism ; Strong foundationalism ; Problems with strong foundationalism ; Modest foundationalism Epistemic justification. Evidentialism ; Coherentism ; Keith Lehrer's coherence theory Reliabilism. Objections to reliabilism ; Virtue epistemology and the internalism-externalism debate Epistemology and religious belief. Internalism and the justification of theism ; Externalism and the justification of theism ; Reformed epistemology The role of emotions and virtues in proper cognitive functioning. How emotions assist good thinking ; Emotions, intellectual virtues and religious belief ; Transformative emotional experiences.
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The nature of epistemology. When do epistemological questions arise? ; Epistemology and the pursuit of intellectual virtues ; The Christian and intellectual virtues ; Doing epistemology as if virtue mattered ; Is everyone called to pursue the intellectual virtues? ; Exploring the intellectual virtues. Types of intellectual virtue ; The structure of intellectual virtues ; Epistemology, virtue, and responsibility An extended look at some intellectual virtues. Studiousness and vicious curiousity ; Intellectual honesty and dishonesty ; Wisdom and folly ; The relationship between ancient and modern and contemporary ; Epistemological concerns Foundationalism. The motivation for foundationalism ; The rudiments of foundationalism ; Strong foundationalism ; Problems with strong foundationalism ; Modest foundationalism Epistemic justification. Evidentialism ; Coherentism ; Keith Lehrer's coherence theory Reliabilism. Objections to reliabilism ; Virtue epistemology and the internalism-externalism debate Epistemology and religious belief. Internalism and the justification of theism ; Externalism and the justification of theism ; Reformed epistemology The role of emotions and virtues in proper cognitive functioning. How emotions assist good thinking ; Emotions, intellectual virtues and religious belief ; Transformative emotional experiences.

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