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    Virtues of Inquiry and the Limits of Reliabilism.George Streeter - 2006 - Social Epistemology 20 (1):117 – 128.
    This paper argues that the best way to think about intellectual norms, or an ethics of belief, is by reflecting on the virtues and vices of inquiry. A theory of intellectual virtue provides a promising framework for evaluating different practices of inquiry in relation to the generic aim of truth. However, intellectual virtues are too often conflated with measures of reliability in mainstream epistemology, resulting in an overly narrow conception of epistemic value. Prominent reliabilists such as Alvin Goldman state that (...)
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    Putting the Virtues to Work in Epistemology.George Streeter - 2006 - American Philosophical Quarterly 43 (4):299 - 313.
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    Book Notes. [REVIEW]Fritz Allhoff, Amy L. Peikoff, Stephen H. Phillips, Avital Simhony & George Streeter - 2005 - Ethics 115 (2):435-439.
  4. Epistemic Deserts.George H. Streeter - 2004 - Dissertation, The University of Chicago
    My dissertation presents the outlines of a theory about knowledge and virtue. The core idea is that the nature of knowledge is best understood by reflecting on its role in intellectual practice. What distinguishes knowledge from true opinion is not primarily its causal history or its internal structure, as standard theories argue, but rather the way in which knowledge is embedded or rooted in our styles of explanation, modes of communication and methods of teaching. Knowledge becomes rooted in our practices (...)
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