Monday, July 15, 2019

THE ADVANTAGES OF INTELLECTUAL HUMILITY



Defined by Mark Leary as the recognition that the things you believe in might in fact be wrong, intellectual humility is sadly lacking in the modern world. However, it has innumerable advantages as you will discover when you have done your research. When you are ready, write an essay in which you discuss the advantages of intellectual humility.

Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays:https://theessayarchive.blogspot.com/
Familiarize yourself with the issue:

·         What is intellectual humility? Part 1: Introduction (Dr Ian Church) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CZIkGEJYRY

Take the test:
Reading material to make notes on:
·         People with greater intellectual humility have superior general knowledge https://digest.bps.org.uk/2019/04/03/people-with-greater-intellectual-humility-have-superior-general-knowledge/
·         The benefits of admitting when you don’t know https://behavioralscientist.org/the-benefits-of-admitting-when-you-dont-know/
·         How intellectual humility can make you a better person https://www.thecut.com/2017/02/how-intellectual-humility-can-make-you-a-better-person.html
·         Intellectual humility the ultimate guide https://www.shanesnow.com/articles/intellectual-humility#intellectual-humility-intro
Videos to watch and take notes from:


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