Intellectual Traits: What are My Intellectual Habits?
Intellectual Integrity I hold myself to the same rigorous standards of thinking and behavior to which I hold others.
Intellectual Fair-mindedness I strive to treat every viewpoint in an unbiased way without reference to my own vested interests.
Intellectual Courage I dare to question and challenge popular or long-held beliefs in the face of new information or evidence.
Confidence in Reasoning I rely on the critical thinking process and trust its results.
Intellectual Perseverance I continue to struggle with confusion, frustration and uncertainty to gain understanding.
Intellectual Humility I acknowledge my biases and the limits of my knowledge.
Intellectual Autonomy I independently think through questions and problems.
Intellectual Empathy I consider others' perspectives in order to accurately reconstruct their viewpoints.
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