Religious Faith and Intellectual Virtue by Laura Frances Callahan,Timothy O'Connor

By Laura Frances Callahan,Timothy O'Connor

Is non secular religion in keeping with being an intellectually virtuous thinker?
In looking to solution this question, one fast reveals others, each one of which has been the point of interest of contemporary renewed consciousness via epistemologists: what's it to be an intellectually virtuous philosopher? needs to all moderate trust be grounded in public facts? below what situations is someone rationally justified in believing whatever on belief, at the testimony of one other, or a result of conclusions drawn by means of an highbrow authority? Can it's moderate to carry a trust on a subject over
which there's major, entrenched confrontation between expert inquirers, or may still such confrontation lead all events to change or droop their very own judgments? Is there whatever approximately religion that exempts it from dimension opposed to such epistemic norms? And if we might so overview it, how exactly
should we comprehend the highbrow commitments religion requires?
The volume's advent presents a roadmap of the imperative concerns and controversies as presently mentioned via philosophers. In fourteen new essays written to have interaction nonspecialists in addition to philosophers operating in faith and epistemology, a various and exotic staff of thinkers then give some thought to where of highbrow advantage in non secular religion, exploring a number of of the categorical matters famous above.

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