In Mark Alfano, Michael Lynch & Alessandra Tanesini (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Humility. Routledge. pp. 325-334 (2020)

Andrew Aberdein
Florida Institute of Technology
In this chapter I argue that intellectual humility is related to argumentation in several distinct but mutually supporting ways. I begin by drawing connections between humility and two topics of long-standing importance to the evaluation of informal arguments: the ad verecundiam fallacy and the principle of charity. I then explore the more explicit role that humility plays in recent work on critical thinking dispositions, deliberative virtues, and virtue theories of argumentation.
Keywords intellectual humility  argumentation  ad verecundiam fallacy  principle of charity  critical thinking dispositions  deliberative virtues  virtue theories of argumentation
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