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    The debate on epistemic and ethical normativity
    Disputatio Philosophica 12 (1): 93-119. 2010.
    This article offers an introduction to the recent debate on the nature of epistemic normativity and its relationship to ethical normativity in analytic epistemology. The revival of that traditional epistemological theme has been mostly welcomed as refreshing in epistemological circles. The aims of the article are to acquaint readers with the questions and terminology of the debate, to indicate the basic positions in the debate and their respective problems, and to suggest some new clarifications…Read more
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    Epistemology uses some concepts that are usually understood as normative and evaluative. In recent years a lively debate has unfolded about the nature of epistemic normativity. This book explores the role of ethical factors in Bernard Lonergan’s model of epistemic normativity in the categories and terminology of the contemporary debate. Author offers a reconstruction of Lonergan’s model of epistemic evaluation, epistemic value, and epistemic responsibility, and its interpretation in a critical d…Read more
  • Personal Narrative and Epistemology: The Case of John Henry Newman
    Revista de Filosofia – Universidad Iberoamericana 139 89-104. 2015.
    In this essay the author proposes that epistemology as a normative discipline finds its ground and direction in the virtue of epistemic responsibility of the epistemic agent. The life-narrative of the person provides the context for understanding of the value horizon of epistemology, but also for the evaluation of particular non-discursive epistemic abilities, such as phronesis and Newman’s illative sense. That proposal is illustrated and supported by the elements of the intellectual biography o…Read more
  • Ignatius of Loyola and the Ethics of Belief
    Gregorianum 98 (4): 829-844. 2017.
    This article discusses three epistemological themes emerging from the writings of Ignatius of Loyola. Firstly, it examines the model of the voluntariness of belief implied in his vision of religious obedience through the lenses of contemporary theories of doxastic voluntarism. Secondly, it reconstructs the relationship between faith and reason in the writings of Ignatius in the context of recent interpretations of the religious sacrificium intellectus. Thirdly, it searches for the foundation for…Read more