Virtue Model for Impact

Eirikur Smari Sigurdarson
2017 Figshare  
In this paper, I propose to use a model of epistemic virtues, as developed by Linda Zagzebskiand Miranda Fricker, to clarify the question of impact in the humanities and how it can be evaluated. The model will be developed through the concept of social capacities (as used by Bennworth et al.) through the following hypothesis: Social capacities can be usefully understood by a theory of epistemic virtues. In the paper I will attempt such an analysis using concrete cases of "pathways to impact"
more » ... hways to impact" collected in the COST network ENRESSH.Bibliography:Zagzebski, L.T. (1996) Virtues of the Mind. Cambridge: Cambridge University PressFricker, M. (2007) Epistemic Injustice. Power and the Ethics of Knowing, Oxford: Oxford University PressBenneworth, P., Gulbrandsen, M., & Hazelkorn, E. (Eds.) (2016) The Impact and Future of Arts and Humanities Research. London: Palgrave Macmillan.European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities: www.enressh.eu
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