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Virtues

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Virtues are traits that one ought to possess, for the benefit of the world or oneself.

On LessWrong the focus is often on epistemic virtues, as in Eliezer Yudowsky’s essay Twelve Virtues of Rationality which offers this list of virtues (roughly summarized):

See Also: Courage, Trust, Honesty, Agency, Altruism, Ambition, Stoicism /​ Letting Go /​ Making Peace, Attention, Gratitude

Sequences:
Notes On Virtues by David_Gross

Twelve Virtues of Rationality

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 Jan 2006 8:00 UTC
102 points
2 comments7 min readLW link

Notes on notes on virtues

David_Gross30 Dec 2020 17:47 UTC
59 points
5 comments11 min readLW link

The Ne­glected Virtue of Scholarship

lukeprog5 Jan 2011 7:22 UTC
286 points
156 comments3 min readLW link

Notes on Ambition

David_Gross22 Nov 2020 19:53 UTC
17 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

Deal­ing with Cu­ri­os­ity-Stoppers

adamShimi30 Jul 2020 22:05 UTC
48 points
6 comments10 min readLW link

The Virtue of Silence

Scott Alexander14 Jun 2013 19:00 UTC
68 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

Notes on Honesty

David_Gross28 Oct 2020 0:54 UTC
40 points
6 comments17 min readLW link

12 Rules for Life

lsusr3 Dec 2020 6:09 UTC
6 points
7 comments3 min readLW link

[Lec­ture Club] Awak­en­ing from the Mean­ing Crisis

Vaniver8 Mar 2021 15:22 UTC
61 points
185 comments2 min readLW link

The Virtue of Narrowness

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 Aug 2007 17:57 UTC
92 points
63 comments4 min readLW link

The Ne­glected Virtue of Curiosity

vallinder28 Jan 2012 17:28 UTC
32 points
31 comments7 min readLW link

Be impatient

benkuhn24 Jul 2020 1:30 UTC
79 points
6 comments7 min readLW link
(www.benkuhn.net)

Dependability

Unreal26 Mar 2019 22:49 UTC
74 points
39 comments8 min readLW link

I trans­lated ‘Twelve Virtues of Ra­tion­al­ity’ into He­brew.

Yoav Ravid1 Jun 2019 18:52 UTC
26 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

Think­ing well

Vaniver1 Apr 2015 22:03 UTC
44 points
23 comments2 min readLW link

An at­tempt to list out my core val­ues and virtues

Ruby9 Jun 2019 20:02 UTC
26 points
1 comment7 min readLW link

Notes on Endurance

David_Gross26 Nov 2020 18:44 UTC
13 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

On Ter­mi­nal Goals and Virtue Ethics

Swimmer96318 Jun 2014 4:00 UTC
96 points
207 comments4 min readLW link

De­liber­ately Vague Lan­guage is Bullshit

lsusr14 May 2021 9:17 UTC
35 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

The Prac­tice & Virtue of Discernment

ozziegooen26 May 2021 0:34 UTC
41 points
11 comments11 min readLW link

Li­tany of a Bright Dilettante

shminux18 Apr 2013 5:06 UTC
89 points
71 comments1 min readLW link

12 Virtues of Ra­tion­al­ity posters/​icons

habryka22 Jul 2018 5:19 UTC
57 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

A Game­play Ex­plo­ra­tion of Yud­kowsky’s “Twelve Virtues”

ac3raven18 May 2011 18:56 UTC
58 points
28 comments2 min readLW link

Mas­culine Virtues

Jacob Falkovich30 Jan 2019 16:03 UTC
51 points
32 comments13 min readLW link

Get Curious

lukeprog24 Feb 2012 5:10 UTC
69 points
100 comments5 min readLW link

Virtue Ethics for Consequentialists

Will_Newsome4 Jun 2010 16:08 UTC
44 points
185 comments5 min readLW link

The most im­por­tant step

Jsevillamol24 Mar 2018 12:34 UTC
18 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Op­ti­miz­ing the Twelve Virtues of Rationality

Gleb_Tsipursky9 Jun 2015 3:08 UTC
34 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

Virtue ethics and why the ra­tio­nal­ist com­mu­nity might care about it.

David_Gross22 Oct 2020 3:53 UTC
33 points
2 comments6 min readLW link

Effortless Technique

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Dec 2007 4:22 UTC
27 points
15 comments4 min readLW link

Notes on Courage

David_Gross24 Oct 2020 22:32 UTC
12 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

Notes on Compassion

David_Gross1 Nov 2020 19:10 UTC
20 points
2 comments17 min readLW link

Notes on Industriousness

David_Gross3 Nov 2020 1:55 UTC
8 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

Notes on Piety

David_Gross4 Nov 2020 1:35 UTC
5 points
1 comment4 min readLW link

Notes on Jus­tice (as a virtue)

David_Gross5 Nov 2020 20:27 UTC
3 points
4 comments9 min readLW link

Notes on Temperance

David_Gross9 Nov 2020 2:33 UTC
14 points
2 comments7 min readLW link

Notes on Self Con­trol (Con­ti­nence)

David_Gross9 Nov 2020 21:27 UTC
5 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

Twelve Virtues book­let print­ing?

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Apr 2009 14:40 UTC
7 points
32 comments1 min readLW link

Notes on Re­spect-for-Others

David_Gross12 Nov 2020 23:33 UTC
11 points
1 comment10 min readLW link

Notes on Wisdom

David_Gross14 Nov 2020 2:37 UTC
5 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Notes on Loyalty

David_Gross15 Nov 2020 19:30 UTC
17 points
2 comments8 min readLW link

Notes on Honor

David_Gross17 Nov 2020 5:25 UTC
20 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

Notes on Prudence

David_Gross19 Nov 2020 16:14 UTC
13 points
1 comment4 min readLW link

Notes on Benev­olence (be­ing “less bad”)

David_Gross26 Nov 2020 2:43 UTC
24 points
2 comments8 min readLW link

Notes on Good Temper

David_Gross27 Nov 2020 16:21 UTC
26 points
7 comments7 min readLW link

Notes on Humility

David_Gross29 Nov 2020 19:50 UTC
16 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

Notes on Sincer­ity and such

David_Gross1 Dec 2020 5:09 UTC
8 points
2 comments11 min readLW link

Notes on Simplicity

David_Gross2 Dec 2020 23:14 UTC
10 points
0 comments7 min readLW link

Notes on Integrity

David_Gross3 Dec 2020 23:42 UTC
14 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

Notes on Care

David_Gross5 Dec 2020 16:33 UTC
6 points
0 comments7 min readLW link

Notes on Fairness

David_Gross7 Dec 2020 18:52 UTC
20 points
4 comments7 min readLW link

Notes on Know-how

David_Gross9 Dec 2020 17:21 UTC
10 points
1 comment4 min readLW link

Notes on Chastity

David_Gross11 Dec 2020 22:01 UTC
25 points
1 comment7 min readLW link

Notes on Courtesy

David_Gross16 Dec 2020 4:08 UTC
10 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

Notes on Dignity

David_Gross17 Dec 2020 15:46 UTC
9 points
1 comment7 min readLW link

Notes on Duty

David_Gross18 Dec 2020 18:54 UTC
17 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Notes on Fitness

David_Gross21 Dec 2020 16:51 UTC
15 points
3 comments5 min readLW link

Notes on Pa­tience & Forbearance

David_Gross23 Dec 2020 16:31 UTC
8 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

Notes on Moder­a­tion, Balance, & Harmony

David_Gross25 Dec 2020 2:44 UTC
8 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] Would you join the So­ciety of the Free & Easy?

David_Gross10 Jul 2019 1:15 UTC
18 points
1 comment3 min readLW link

Martin Selig­man’s “Authen­tic Hap­piness”

David_Gross27 Dec 2020 5:06 UTC
10 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

Notes on Attention

David_Gross3 Jan 2021 21:52 UTC
23 points
2 comments17 min readLW link

Notes on Gratitude

David_Gross13 Jan 2021 20:37 UTC
11 points
0 comments15 min readLW link

Notes on Op­ti­mism, Hope, and Trust

David_Gross20 Jan 2021 23:00 UTC
11 points
0 comments17 min readLW link

Notes on Forgiveness

David_Gross26 Jan 2021 2:05 UTC
10 points
4 comments22 min readLW link

Notes on Judg­ment and Righ­teous Anger

David_Gross30 Jan 2021 19:31 UTC
12 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

Notes on Frugality

David_Gross5 Feb 2021 16:54 UTC
13 points
3 comments12 min readLW link

Notes on Amiability

David_Gross15 Feb 2021 19:34 UTC
15 points
9 comments6 min readLW link

A Suite of Prag­matic Con­sid­er­a­tions in Fa­vor of Niceness

Alicorn5 Jan 2010 21:32 UTC
105 points
198 comments3 min readLW link

Notes on Perseverance

David_Gross8 Apr 2021 0:01 UTC
10 points
0 comments10 min readLW link

Neo-Mohism

Bae's Theorem16 Jun 2021 21:57 UTC
5 points
11 comments5 min readLW link

Notes on Kindness

David_Gross3 Jul 2021 21:47 UTC
17 points
1 comment17 min readLW link

Devel­op­ing Empathy

falenas10824 Jul 2011 13:50 UTC
16 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

The In­ner Work­ings of Resourcefulness

Nora_Ammann25 Feb 2021 9:15 UTC
22 points
3 comments8 min readLW link

Silence

alkjash18 Mar 2018 4:10 UTC
55 points
17 comments4 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Notes on Shame

David_Gross2 Nov 2021 4:33 UTC
19 points
6 comments16 min readLW link

Why Save The Drown­ing Child: Ethics Vs Theory

Raymond D16 Nov 2021 19:07 UTC
15 points
12 comments4 min readLW link
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