Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • The Skillfulness of Virtue: Improving Our Moral and Epistemic Lives
    Matt Stichter
    Cambridge University Press. 2018.
    The Skillfulness of Virtue provides a new framework for understanding virtue as a skill, based on psychological research on self-regulation and expertise. Matt Stichter lays the foundations of his argument by bringing together theories of self-regulation and skill acquisition, which he then uses as grounds to discuss virtue development as a process of skill acquisition. This account of virtue as skill has important implications for debates about virtue in both virtue ethics and virtue epistemolo…Read more