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Cameron Boult
Brandon University
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One typical aim of responsibilist virtue epistemology is to employ the notion of intellectual virtue in pursuit of an ameliorative epistemology. This paper focuses on “political inquiry” as a case study for examining the ameliorative value of intellectual virtue. My main claim is that the case of political inquiry threatens to expose responsibilist virtue epistemology in a general way as focusing too narrowly on the role of individual intellectual character traits in attempting to improve our epistemic practices.
Keywords Intellectual Virtue  Political Ignorance  Responsibilist Virtue Epistemology  Epistemic Responsibility  Social Epistemology
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