Intellectual honesty

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Intellectual honesty is a form of honesty. At a minimum, it requires both of the following:

  • being honest to others about your thinking (e.g. your real reasons for holding a particular position)
  • being honest with yourself about what the available evidence indicates

It is possible to be honest without being intellectually honest.

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Reference

  • Wikipedia
  • ConservapediaConservapedia is an unreliable source. defines it as "willingness to advocate positions one knows to be correct, even when expression of those positions is unpopular or could lead to negative consequences for the expresser" -- which is one consequence, but not the whole thing.
  • dKosopedia no information as of 2010-10-16
  • RationalWiki

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