Studying Intellectual Humility

The John Templeton Foundation has awarded a $3 million grant to Saint Louis University to study intellectual humility. This sounds right for the philosophy department at a Jesuit university.  Humility is central to the Ignatian tradition. (See articles by Joseph Tetlow, SJ, here and here.)  It seems that one of the problems encountered by those studying intellectual humility is identifying it. Those who have it aren’t likely to tell anyone else about it.  There are plenty of other interesting  facets to intellectual humility. Go here for a lucid discussion.

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