John Greco (philosopher)

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John Greco is an American philosopher. He is the Leonard and Elizabeth Eslick Chair in Philosophy at Saint Louis University. Greco received his Ph.D. from Brown University in 1989, where he studied under Ernest Sosa, and his AB from Georgetown University in 1983.[1] His research interests are in epistemology and metaphysics and he has published widely on virtue epistemology, epistemic normativity, skepticism, and Thomas Reid. He is the Editor of American Philosophical Quarterly.[2] For 2013-15, together with Eleonore Stump, he holds a $3.3 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation for a project on intellectual humility.[3]

Philosophical genealogy[edit]


Greco, John (1990). "Internalism and epistemically responsible belief". Synthese. 85 (2): 245–277. doi:10.1007/bf00484794. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (1993). "Virtues and vices of virtue epistemology". Canadian Journal of Philosophy. 23 (3): 413–432. doi:10.1080/00455091.1993.10717329. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (1995). "A second paradox concerning responsibility and luck". Metaphilosophy. 26 (1-2): 81–96. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9973.1995.tb00557.x. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (1999). "Agent reliabilism". Nous. 33 (s13): 273–296. doi:10.1111/0029-4624.33.s13.13. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John; Ernest Sosa (1999). "The Blackwell guide to epistemology". Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Goldman, Alvin; Ernest Sosa; Hilary Kornblith; John Greco; Jonathan Dancy; Laurence Bonjour; Linda Zagrebsky; Julia Driver; James Montmarquet; Christopher Hookway (2000). Knowledge, Belief, and Character: Readings in Contemporary Virtue Epistemology. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2002). "Virtues in epistemology". Oxford handbook of epistemology: 287–315. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2003). "`Knowledge as Credit for True Belief". Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2005). "Justification is not internal". Contemporary debates in epistemology: 257–269. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2007). Putting skeptics in their place: The nature of skeptical arguments and their role in philosophical inquiry. Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2007). "The nature of ability and the purpose of knowledge". Philosophical issues. 17 (1): 57–69. doi:10.1111/j.1533-6077.2007.00122.x. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2008). "What's wrong with contextualism?". The Philosophical Quarterly. 58 (232): 416–436. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9213.2008.535.x. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2009). "Knowledge and success from ability". Philosophical Studies. 142 (1): 17–26. doi:10.1007/s11098-008-9307-0. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2009). "The value problem" (PDF). Epistemic value: 313–22. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2010). "Achieving knowledge" (PDF). A Virtue-Theoretic Account of Epistemic Normativity. Cambridge. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John (2010). Achieving knowledge: A virtue-theoretic account of epistemic normativity. Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

Greco, John; John Turri (2011). "Virtue epistemology". Retrieved 2014-04-23. 


  1. ^ "John Greco". Retrieved 2017-09-27. 
  2. ^ The Blackwell Guide to Epistemology [1999, 2004], back cover.
  3. ^ "The Philosophy and Theology of Intellectual humility". Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  4. ^ "Philosophy Family Tree". Retrieved 25 April 2014.