Matt Stichter is an Associate Professor of Philosophy in the School of Politics, Philosophy, & Public Affairs at Washington State University. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Bowling Green State University in 2007. He pursues research at the intersection of moral psychology, virtue ethics, and the philosophy of expertise. He has published many articles on the “virtue as skill” thesis, arguing that the development of virtue should be understood on the model of skill acquisition, and he draws on the psychological research on self-regulation and expertise to formulate this model. He just published a book on this topic, The Skillfulne…

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