Intellectual Humility: Practice

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How quick should we be to accept something that someone else tells us is true, and what should we be looking out for when assessing a person's trustworthiness? How and when should we adjust our beliefs, and how does the appropriate response vary depending on the evidence?

In this course, we’ll examine some of the major questions about applied issues surrounding intellectual humility: 

  • should you believe what people say?
  • how should we handle disagreement?
  • what is the role of evidence in resolving religious disagreements?

Leading specialists bring you readings and practical assignments to help address issues related to humility in your daily life.

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I learned some intellectual humility by taking [this course], putting myself in check a little bit about how much I know and how I portray my education to others.
Summary
  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    4 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    2-3 hours
  • Difficulty level
    Introductory
  • Course platform
    Coursera
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