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Robert C. Roberts, Jason Baehr, Gregg Ten Elshof & Janelle Aijian

Curiosity: Virtue or Vice?

Professor of Ethics and Emotion Theory at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues
Professor of Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
CCT Scholar-in-Residence and Executive Board Member / Professor of Philosophy, Biola University
Assistant Professor, Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University
July 3, 2015

Classic Christian thinkers like St. Augustine rejected curiosity as an intellectual and spiritual vice. But contemporary philosophers and educators often praise curiosity as a virtue. Well, which is it? Is curiosity a virtue or a vice? Philosopher Robert C. Roberts explains one way of looking at curiosity.

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