Volume 40, Issue Supplement, 2015
Selected Papers from the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy
Knowledge, Habit, Practice, Skill
According to Pierre Bourdieu, practices and habits are out the realm of rationality; this claim about their nature explains their peculiar resistance to rational revision. I argue that one can explain the fact that practices and habits are difficult to revise, without abandoning the view that they are within the space of reasons.