Kristján Kristjánsson – Ten Problems Surrounding an Understanding of Intellectual Humility as a Moral Virtue

Thursday 2nd May 2024, 2.30pm – 4.00pm (London BST)
Professor Kristján Kristjánsson (University of Birmingham; University of Iceland; Boston College)
Title: Ten Problems Surrounding an Understanding of Intellectual Humility as a Moral Virtue
Abstract: In this paper I discuss what is gained and what is lost by understanding intellectual humility as a moral virtue rather than an intellectual virtue.

A Royal Visit

“On November 14, 2018, we were delighted to host a visit from HRH Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex.  The Earl viewed our Changing Attitudes in Public Discourse lab at the University of Bath, during a tour of the Department of Psychology. After Paul Hanel briefly summarised the project, Prince Edward…

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Call for Registration: ‘Arrogance and Polarisation in Debate’ conference

6-7 November 2017, Cardiff University   Political opinions in many Western-style democracies show signs of increasing polarisation. This has coincided with a change of tone in debates. Seemingly arrogant behaviours like shouting, mocking, dismissing or rudely interrupting other people during discussions seem more frequent and widespread. This two-day international conference brings…

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