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Religious Faith and Intellectual Virtue

Laura Frances Callahan and Timothy O'Connor


This book contains fourteen philosophical chapters that discuss the nature of intellectual virtue and its potential implications for religious faith. Specific issues discussed include: Must all reasonable belief be grounded in public evidence? Under what circumstances is a person rationally justified in believing something on trust, on the testimony of another, or because of the conclusions drawn by an intellectual authority? Can it be reasonable to hold a belief on a topic over which there is significant, entrenched disagreement among informed inquirers, or should such disagreement lead all p ... More

Keywords: faith, virtue, evidence, trust, testimony, disagreement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199672158
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672158.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laura Frances Callahan, editor
Oxford University

Timothy O'Connor, editor
Indiana University

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