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What are the kinds of vincible ignorance?

Types of Ignorance
  • invincible ignorance: lack of knowledge that a person has no way to obtain.
  • vincible ignorance: lack of knowledge that a rational person is capable of acquiring by making an effort.
  • nescience: lack of knowledge that doesn't matter in the circumstances (from Latin ne-, “not” plus scire, “to know.”

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Beside this, what are the types of ignorance?

Ignorance can appear in three different types: factual ignorance (absence of knowledge of some fact), objectual ignorance (unacquaintance with some object), and technical ignorance (absence of knowledge of how to do something).

Also, what is an example of invincible ignorance? INVINCIBLE IGNORANCE St. Thomas Aquinas' example: A hunter in the woods thinks he is shooting a deer and has taken every precaution to make sure he is making the right decision to shoot. But he shoots and kills a man which he would have not done had he known it was a man and not a deer.

Consequently, what is the difference between Vincible and invincible ignorance?

The church has made a distinction between vincible and invincible ignorance. Vincible ignorance is ignorance that can be overcome. Invincible ignorance is ignorance that could not possibly have been overcome. Ignorance that you could not possibly have known any different.

What is supine ignorance?

An individual is morally responsible for their ignorance and for the acts resulting from it. When little or no effort is made to remove ignorance, the ignorance is termed crass or supine; it removes little or no guilt. Deliberately fostered ignorance is affected or studied; it can increase guilt.

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