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Declan Smithies
Ohio State University
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This paper argues that justification is accessible in the sense that one has justification to believe a proposition if and only if one has higher-order justification to believe that one has justification to believe that proposition. I argue that the accessibility of justification is required for explaining what is wrong with believing Moorean conjunctions of the form, ‘p and I do not have justification to believe that p.’
Keywords Epistemic justification  Accessibilism  Moore's paradox  JJ Principle  Epistemic internalism
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DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2011.00506.x
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