Ideas from 'Virtue Epistemology' by Jonathan Kvanvig [2011], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Routledge Companion to Epistemology' (ed/tr Bernecker,S/Pritchard,D) [Routledge 2014,978-0-415-72269-8]].

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13. Knowledge Criteria / B. Internal Justification / 1. Epistemic virtues
The value of good means of attaining truth are swamped by the value of the truth itself
Epistemic virtues: love of knowledge, courage, caution, autonomy, practical wisdom...
If epistemic virtues are faculties or powers, that doesn't explain propositional knowledge