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By Jason Baehr

With its specialize in highbrow virtues and their function within the acquisition and transmission of data and comparable epistemic items, advantage epistemology offers a wealthy set of instruments for academic thought and perform. particularly, features less than the rubric of "responsibilist" advantage epistemology, like interest, open-mindedness, attentiveness, highbrow braveness, and highbrow tenacity, may help educators and scholars outline and accomplish definite important yet nebulous academic objectives like a love of studying, lifelong studying, and significant considering. This quantity is dedicated to exploring the intersection among advantage epistemology and schooling. It assembles best advantage epistemologists and philosophers of schooling to deal with such questions as: Which virtues are such a lot necessary to schooling? How precisely may still those virtues be understood? How is the objective of highbrow personality development on the topic of different academic objectives, for instance, to severe considering and knowledge-acquisition? What are the "best practices" for attaining this objective? Can progress in highbrow virtues be measured? The chapters are a major instance of "applied epistemology" and promise to be a seminal contribution to a space of study that's speedily gaining awareness inside epistemology and beyond.

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