Authors: Celia Deane-Drummond, Thomas A. Stapleford, and Darcia Narvaez
List of Contributors
I. Scientific Virtues Through Time
1. Aristotle and Ainslie: An Empirical Basis for Virtue Ethics
2. The Virtue of Productive Uncertainty, or, What to Do When You Don’t Know Something
3. On Making the World Habitable
4. Have We Forgotten about Happiness? Scientific Practice and the Contemplative and Active Life
II. Science in the Everyday
5. Telescopes, Microscopes, and Simulations: The Everyday Scientific Practice of Deciding “What is Real?”
6. How Easy Is It to Be Intellectually Humble in Our Daily Lives?
7. Ethical Virtues in Scientific Representation
III. Virtue Ethics and Scientific Education
8. The Role of Ethnographies in Developing Virtue Ethics for the Life Sciences
9. Maintaining Virtue in Modern Scientific Practice: Providing a Foundation to Move Forward
10. Scientific Practice, Wonder, and Awe
11. Reclaiming Awe for the Right Things
IV. Frameworks for Practicing Scientific Virtues
12. Caring to Ask: A New Picture of Inquisitiveness
13. Mapping the Language of Hope within Empirical Research onto Virtue Theory
14. Virtue Ideals and the Scientific Researcher: Morality, Wisdom, and Climate
15. Semantic Analysis of Moral Values in Semi-Structured Interviews
16. Value in Virtuous Community: Insights about Valuing the Self and Other from Computational Cognitive and Brain Sciences
V. The Future of Scientific Virtues
17. Does the Digitalization of Science Affect Scientific Virtues?
18. Machine Learning, Automated Science, and Virtues
19. Student Mental Health, Job Concerns, and Issues in Academic Publishing: Stifling the Acquisition of Virtue and the Possible Perpetuation of Injustice in the Pursuit of Science
20. Justice on the Blockchain? What Might “Smart Contracts” Mean for Virtuous Action?
21. Scientific Practice and Democratic Virtues
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