Effects of epistemic virtues and of individual character on the education of talents



Talent, Humanism of talent, Cognitive factors, Non-cognitive factors, Epistemic virtues


Given talent is fostered by democracy-driven education that focuses on citizenship, a new conception of educational success emerges. An opportunity is thus given to reason about epistemic virtues: though intellectual, they are also related to successful citizenship and, as such, affect the development of individual talents. All capacitating aspects of epistemic virtues shall be investigated,  especially with the purpose of making it truly feasible to foster talents from within the frame of educational systems. On top of this, some cultural perspectives are considered, which could play a generative role in orienting educators and teachers towards a humanist view of talents (hence, Humanism of talent).


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Minello, R. (2018). Effects of epistemic virtues and of individual character on the education of talents. Formazione & Insegnamento, 16(2), 101–122. Retrieved from https://ojs.pensamultimedia.it/index.php/siref/article/view/2932