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Athabasca University

Dr. Chris Lepock




  • B.A. (Honours) University of Toronto
  • M.A. University of Toronto
  • Ph.D. University of Alberta


I received my Ph.D. from the University of Alberta and then did a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto. My research is primarily on intellectual virtues and social contract theory. I also write speculative fiction.


“Metacognition and Intellectual Virtue.” Virtue Scientia: Bridges Between Virtue Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, edited by A. Fairweather. Dordrecht: Springer (2014).

“Unifying the Intellectual Virtues.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 83:1 (2011), pp. 106-128.

“Critical Notice of Ernest Sosa, A Virtue Epistemology: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume I”. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40:1 (2010), pp.131-149.

“How to Make the Generality Problem Work for You.” Acta Analytica 24:4 (2009), pp. 275-286.

“Adaptability and Perspective.” Philosophical Studies 129:2 (2006), pp. 377-391.

"Intellectual Virtue, Now and Again". Epistemic Situationism, edited by M. Alfano and A. Fairweather. Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Teaching and Research Areas

Epistemology, logic, cognitive science

Updated September 10 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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