To what extent are content externalism and epistemic internalism compatible?

Esercizi Filosofici 11 (2) (2016)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

The disputes between externalism and internalism in the philosophy of mind and epistemology are revealed to be greatly intertwined. In this paper, I would like to defend the compatibility between content externalism and epistemic internalism, and then explore some of its potential consequences. More precisely, I have a twofold goal: first, I shall examine the widespread idea that content externalism is not compatible with epistemic internalism, and argue that, if the two theses are appropriately understood, then there is no real tension between them; second, I shall sketch some interesting effects that may hopefully come from the combination of content externalism and epistemic internalism, as that of accommodating the constitutive link between justification and truth.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 92,261

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Access externalism.John Gibbons - 2006 - Mind 115 (457):19-39.
Internalism and Externalism in Semantics and Epistemology.Sanford C. Goldberg (ed.) - 2007 - New York: Oxford University Press UK.
Internalism and Externalism.B. J. C. Madison - 2017 - In Sven Bernecker & Kourken Michaelian (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Memory. Routledge. pp. 283-295.
Externalism, internalism, and knowledge of content.Keith Butler - 1997 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (4):773-800.

Analytics

Added to PP
2019-08-17

Downloads
7 (#1,392,075)

6 months
1 (#1,478,781)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

M. Cristina Amoretti
Università degli Studi di Genova

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references