❰Read❯ ➪ Vices of the Mind Author Quassim Cassam – Heartforum.co.uk Epistemic Vices Are Character Traits Attitudes Or Thinking Styles That Prevent Us From Gaining Keeping Or Sharing Knowledge In This Book uassim Cassam Gives An Account Of The Nature And Importance Of Epistemic Vices Are Character Traits Attitudes Or Thinking Styles That Prevent Us From Gaining Keeping Or Sharing Knowledge In This Book uassim Cassam Gives An Account Of The Nature And Importance Of These Vices Which Include Closed Mindedness Intellectual Arrogance Wishful Thinking And Prejudice In Providing The First Extensive Coverage Of Vice Epistemology An Exciting New Area Of Philosophical Research Vices of the Mind Uses Real Examples Drawn Primarily From The World Of Politics To Develop A Compelling Theory Of Epistemic Vices of Kindle - Vice Cassam Defends The View That As Well As Getting In The Way Of Knowledge These Vices Are Blameworthy Or Reprehensible Key Events Such As The Ira War And The Brexit Vote And Notable Figures Including Donald Trump Are Analysed In Detail To Illustrate What Epistemic Vice Looks Like In The Modern World The Traits Covered In This Landmark Work Include A Hitherto Unrecognised Epistemic Vice Called Epistemic Insouciance Cassam Examines Both The Extent To Which We Are Responsible For Our Failings And The Factors That Make It Difficult To Know Our Own Vices If We Are Able To Overcome Self Ignorance And Recognise Our Epistemic Vices Then Is There Is Anything We Can Do About Them Vices of the Mind Picks Up On This Concern In Its Conclusion By Detailing Possible Self Improvement Strategies And Closing With A Discussion Of What Makes Some Epistemic Vices Resistant To Change.
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- 224 pages
- Vices of the Mind
- Quassim Cassam
- 23 February 2016 Quassim Cassam