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Vices of the mind : from the intellectual to the political

Author: Quassim Cassam
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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Quassim Cassam introduces the idea of epistemic vices, character traits that get in the way of knowledge, such as closed-mindedness, intellectual arrogance, wishful thinking, and prejudice. Using examples from politics to illustrate the vices at work, he considers whether we are responsible for such failings, and what we can do about them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)1044557017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Quassim Cassam
ISBN: 9780191865824 0191865826 9780192561633 0192561634
OCLC Number: 1078419487
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. The anatomy of vice --
2. A question of character --
3. Vicious thinking --
4. Epistemic postures --
5. Vice and knowledge --
6. Vice and responsibility --
7. Stealthy vices --
8. Self-improvement.
Responsibility: Quassim Cassam.

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