This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book explores the role of motivations and emotions in the intellectual virtues. It argues that epistemic virtues do require a motivation for truth. The book also argues that although virtue epistemology and virtue ethics are structurally analogous in many ways, there is no ethical counterpart of reliabilist faculty virtues. It argues that open-mindedness is an intellectual character virtue that involves the motivation to improve one's cognitive contact with reality. The book provides an overview and evaluation of eight current accounts of intellectual humility. It critiques the idea that epistemic autonomy consists in self-reliance. The book contends that there is an epistemic virtue of skepticism, which is an excellence in attributing ignorance.