What are two or three examples of the different kinds of intellectual virtues
!!!What is meant by saying that virtues and vices are dispositional properties?
Virtues-they are properties that we can posess even at times when we are not acting virtuouslyor overtly displaying them in some other way. Rather various circumstances we encounter trigger our acting out of the virtue.
Vices- a person with a bad temper may not display it without provocation and days may pass where no circumstances “pull the trigger”.
In what way is the structure of intellectual virtues analogous to moral virtues?
Following the model f a moral virtue, we can analyze intellectual virtues as abiding, reliable traits that allow us to orient our intellectual lives.
What part do the emotions play in relation to intellectual virtues?
Despite appearances emotions and the underlying concerns that give rise to them are connected to intellectual virtues in various ways.
They can motivate intellectual activityan accompany our acting out a virtue, and come about as a consequence of actingout that intellectual virtue.
What is the proper balance concerning our responsibility to become intellectually virtuous?
While nature and environment don’t alwaysfavor everyone equally we can always strive.