Publications

I. Monographs

The Inquring Mind: On Intellectual Virtues and Virtue Epistemology (Oxford University Press, 2011). Chapter 1 is available here. A review of the book can be found here. And an interview about the book is here.

II. Edited Collections

Intellectual Virtues and Education: Essays in Applied Virtue Epistemology (Routledge, 2016). For more information about this volume, see here.

III. Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Intellectual Virtues and Truth, Understanding, and Wisdom,” forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Virtue, ed. Nancy Snow (Oxford University Press).

Is Creativity an Intellectual Virtue?” forthcoming in Creativity and Philosophy, eds. Berys Gaut and Matthew Kieran (Routledge).

Virtue Epistemology, Virtue Ethics, and the Structure of Virtue,” forthcoming in the Routledge Handbook of Virtue Epistemology, ed. Heather Battaly.

Intellectual Virtues, Critical Thinking, and the Aims of Education,” forthcoming in the Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology, eds. Peter Graham, Miranda Fricker, David Henderson, Nikolaj Pedersen, and Jeremy Wyatt.

The Situationist Challenge to Educating for Intellectual Virtues,” forthcoming in Epistemic Situationism, eds. Mark Alfano and Abrol Fairweather (Oxford University Press).

Virtue,” forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of the Epistemology of Theology, eds. Fred Aquino and William Abraham (Oxford University Press).

Honesty’s Threshold,” Moral Psychology, Vol. 5: Virtues and Vices, ed. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Christian Miller (The MIT Press, 2017): 275-286.

Varieties of Character and Some Implications for Character Education,” Journal of Youth and Adolescence (2017), DOI: 10.1007/s10964-017-0657-9. Part of special issue titled “Toward a Research Agenda: Building Character Strengths in Schools,” eds. Richard Lerner, Scott Seider, and Eranda Jayawickreme.

Responsibilist Virtues and the ‘Charmed Inner Circle’ of Traditional Epistemology,” Philosophical Studies (2016), DOI:10.1007/s11098-016-0734-z.

Is Intellectual Character Growth a Realistic Educational Aim?Journal of Moral Education 45.2 (2016): pp. 117-31. Part of a special issue on “Virtue and Control: Lessons from East and West,” eds. Heather Battaly and Ryan Nichols.

Intellectual Humility: Owning Our Limitations,” with Dennis Whitcomb, Heather Battaly, and Dan Howard-Snyder, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (2015), DOI: 10.1111/phpr.12228.

The Four Dimensions of an Intellectual Virtue,” Moral and Intellectual Virtues in Western and Chinese Philosophy, eds. Chienkuo Mi, Michael Slote, and Ernest Sosa (Routledge, 2015): pp. 86-98.

Character Virtues, Knowledge, and Epistemic Agency,” a debate with Ernest Sosa, Current Controversies in Virtue Theory, ed. Mark Alfano (Routledge, 2015): pp. 74-87.

Sophia,” Virtues and their Vices, eds. Kevin Timpe and Craig Boyd (Oxford University Press, 2014): pp. 303-323.

Must Knowledge Be Virtuously Motivated?” a debate with Linda Zagzebski, Contemporary Debates in Epistemology, second edition, eds. Matthias Steup and John Turri (Blackwell, 2013): pp. 133-51.

Educating for Intellectual Virtues: From Theory to Practice,” Journal of the Philosophy of Education 47 (2013): pp. 248-262. Reprinted in Education and the Growth of Knowledge: Perspectives from Virtue Epistemology and Social Epistemology, ed. Ben Kotzee (Blackwell, 2013).

The Cognitive Demands of Intellectual Virtue,” Knowledge, Virtue, and Action, eds. David Schweikard and Tim Henning (Routledge, 2013): pp. 99-118.

Two Types of Wisdom,” Acta Analytica 27 (2012): pp. 81-97. This is a special issue collecting papers from the 2011 Bled Philosophy Conference.

Credit Theories and the Value of Knowledge,” Philosophical Quarterly 62 (2012): pp. 1-22.

Open-Mindedness as a Christian Virtue?” Being Good, eds. Michael Austin and Douglas Geivett (Eerdmans, 2012): pp. 30-52.

The Structure of Open-Mindedness,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 41 (2011): pp. 191-213.

Epistemic Malevolence,” Metaphilosophy 41 (2010): pp. 189-213. Reprinted in Virtue and Vice: Epistemic and Moral, ed. Heather Battaly (Blackwell, 2010).

Is There a Value Problem?” Epistemic Value, eds. Adrian Haddock, Alan Millar, and Duncan Pritchard (Oxford University Press, 2009): pp. 42-59.

Evidentialism, Vice, and Virtue,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 78 (2009): pp. 545-67. Reprinted in Evidentialism and Its Discontents, ed. Trent Dougherty (Oxford University Press, 2011).

Four Varieties of Character-Based Virtue Epistemology,” Southern Journal of Philosophy 46 (2008): pp. 469-502. Reprinted in Virtue Epistemology: Contemporary Readings, eds. John Turri and John Greco (MIT Press, 2013).

On the Reliability of Moral and Intellectual Virtues,” Metaphilosophy 38 (2007): pp. 457-71.

Character, Reliability, and Virtue Epistemology,” Philosophical Quarterly  56 (2006): pp. 193-212.

Character In Epistemology,” Philosophical Studies 128 (2006): pp. 479-514.

“Korsgaard on the Foundations of Moral Obligation,” Journal of Value Inquiry  37 (2003): pp. 481-91.

“Necessity and Rational Insight: BonJour and Audi on A Priori Justification,” Journal of Philosophical Research  28 (2003): pp. 361-70.

 III. Encyclopedia Articles

Intellectual Virtue,” forthcoming in the International Encyclopedia of Ethics, ed. Hugh LaFollette.

Intellectual Virtues and Educational Practice,” Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory, ed. by Michael Peters (Springer, 2016).

Virtue Epistemology,” New Catholic Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2012-2013 Supplement (Gale Cenage Learning/Catholic University of America Press).

Virtue Epistemology,” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2004, online).

A Priori/A Posteriori,” Internet Encylopedia of Philosophy (2003, online). Translated into Polish here.

IV. Book Reviews

Review of Ernest Sosa, Knowing Full WellMind 121 (2012): pp. 532-39.

Review of Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung, Glittering Vices: On the Seven Deadly Sins and their Remedies, Journal of Spiritual Formation 3 (2010), pp. 109-111.

Review of Bob Roberts & Jay Wood, Intellectual Virtues: An Essay in Regulative Epistemology, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews  (2007, online).

Review of Duncan Pritchard, Epistemic Luck, Metaphilosophy 37 (2006), pp. 728-36.

Review of Michael DePaul & Linda Zagzebski (eds.), Intellectual Virtue: Perspectives from Ethics and Epistemology, Philosophical Books 47 (2006), pp. 81-85.

Review of Jay Wood, Becoming Intellectually Virtuous, Philosophia Christi  2 (2000).

V. Works in Progress

“Intellectual Virtues, Civility, and Public Discourse,” for a volume on intellectual virtues and civil discourse, edited by Gregg Tenelshof, Steve Porter, and Tom Crisp.

“Wisdom In Perspective” (develops an account of wisdom simpliciter from which accounts of practical wisdom (phronesis) and theoretical wisdom (sophia) can be derived)

“Flannery O’Connor and Religious Epistemology” (extrapolates and situates a novel model of the mechanics of religious knowledge from several of O’Connor’s short stories and two novels).

“Two Concepts of Intellectual Humility,” contribution to a festschrift for Bob Roberts, eds. Scott Cleveland and Adam Pelser.

“Becoming Honest: Why We Lie and What Can Be Done About It,” co-authored with Steve Porter, for Becoming Virtuous, eds. Christian Miller and Ryan West (OUP).

“The Scope of Humility” (argues that scope of humility is limited to one’s limitations and weaknesses — that it does not extend to one’s abilities or strengths, at least not as such)

“Wisdom, Humility, and Suffering,” for a special issue of the Journal of Value Inquiry on “Wisdom and Adversity,” edited by Eranda Jayawickreme, Laura Blackie, and Stephen Grimm.

Agency & Inquiry: A Theory of Intellectual Virtues (a book ms. addressing, among other topics, the nature/structure of an intellectual virtue, the proper aim or goal of intellectual virtues, the relationship between intellectual virtues and knowledge, and the relationship between intellectual virtues and moral virtues). This is a longterm project.

Mental Virtues (a book ms. addressing the nature/structure of nine key intellectual virtues: curiosity, intellectual autonomy, intellectual humility, attentiveness, intellectual carefulness, intellectual thoroughness, open-mindedness, intellectual courage, and intellectual tenacity). This is a longterm project.

VI. Miscellaneous

Cultivating Good Minds: A Practical and Philosophical Resource Guide for EducatorsThis 34-chapter, 550-page guide is written for educators interested in learning more about and practicing “intellectual character education.” It is written primarily for secondary teachers; however, its contents are adaptable to higher and lower levels of education.

Educating for Intellectual Virtues: An Introductory Guide for College and University Instructors. This is a free resource for post-secondary instructors interested in integrating a focus on intellectual character development into their courses.

A Dose of Intellectual Humility for Adolescents,” Slate.com, August, 2015.

How Does Humility Contribute to Strength?” Big Questions Online, December 2013.

Educating for Intellectual Character,” Voices in Education (Harvard Education Publishing), Jan. 2013.

Foreword,” Virtuous Minds: Intellectual Character Development for Students, Educators, and Parents, by Phil Dow (InterVarsity Press, 2013).

Conference comments on J. Lackey’s “Why We Don’t Deserve Credit for Everything We Know

Internalism and the Value Problem

Unraveling the Value Problem