Virtue Epistemology Naturalized: Bridges Between Virtue Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

2015.04.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Abrol Fairweather (ed.), Virtue Epistemology Naturalized: Bridges Between Virtue Epistemology and Philosophy of Science,
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2015.04.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Abrol Fairweather (ed.), Virtue Epistemology Naturalized: Bridges Between Virtue Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, Springer, 2014, 360pp., $179.00 (hbk), ISBN 9783319046716. Reviewed by Sarah Wright, University of Georgia This is a collection of nineteen papers, assembled and briefly introduced by Abrol Fairweather. Together they explore an incredibly broad and fertile range of the connections between virtue epistemology, cognitive psychology, and the philosophy of science. Fairweather brings the chapters into dialog with each other by grouping them into sections representing different "bridges" between areas that might initially seem disparate or separated by a "precipice." The first bridge starts from empirical results in psychology and applies them to the intellectual virtues. Both positive and negative arguments are put forward; some empirical results mesh well with and provide support for an. . .

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