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Moral and Epistemic Virtues

Moral and Epistemic Virtues

Michael Brady (Editor), Duncan Pritchard (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-10878-2

Feb 2004, Wiley-Blackwell

286 pages

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This volume brings together papers by some of the leading figures working on virtue-theoretic accounts in both ethics and epistemology.

  • A collection of cutting edge articles by leading figures in the field of virtue theory including Guy Axtell, Julia Driver, Antony Duff and Miranda Fricker.
  • The first book to combine papers on both virtue ethics and virtue epistemology.
  • Deals with key topics in recent epistemological and ethical debate.
Introduction: Moral and Epistemic Virtues: Michael S. Brady (University of Stirling) and Duncan Pritchard (University of Stirling).

Part I: Theory:.

1. The Search for the Source of Epistemic Good: Linda Zagzebski (University of Oklahoma).

2. The Pursuit of Epistemic Good: Philip Percival (University of Glasgow).

3. Epistemic Presuppositions and Their Consequences: Juli Eflin (Ball State University).

4. Traditional Epistemology Reconsidered: A Reply to Eflin: Andrew McGonigal (University of Leeds).

5. Affective States and Epistemic Immediacy: Christopher Hookway (University of Sheffield).

6. Reply to Hookway: Marie McGinn (University of York).

7. The Conflation of Moral and Epistemic Virtue: Julia Driver (Dartmouth College).

8. Sentimentalist Virtue and Moral Judgement: Outline of a Project: Michael Slote (University of Miami).

9. Some Worries about Normative and Metaethical Sentimentalism: Michael S. Brady (University of Stirling).

Part II: Application:.

1. Epistemic Injustice and a Role for Virtue in the Politics of Knowing: Miranda Fricker (Birkbeck College, University of London).

2. Epistemic Injustice: The Third Way?: S. E. Marshall (University of Stirling).

3. Virtue Jurisprudence: A Virtue-Centred Theory of Judging: Lawrence B. Solum (Loyola Law School).

4. The Limits of Virtue Jurisprudence: R. A. Duff (University of Stirling).

Part III: Symposia on Epistemic Luck:.

1. Virtue Epistemology and Epistemic Luck: Duncan Pritchard (University of Stirling).

2. Felix Culpa: Luck in Ethics and Epistemology: Guy Axtell (University of Nevada, USA).

3. Virtue and Luck, Epistemic and Otherwise: John Greco (Fordham University, USA)


  • A collection of cutting edge articles by leading figures in the field of virtue theory including Guy Axtell, Julia Driver, Antony Duff and Miranda Fricker.
  • The first book to combine papers on both virtue ethics and virtue epistemology.
  • Deals with key topics in recent epistemological and ethical debate.