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Frank Jackson
Australian National University
Daniel Stoljar
Australian National University
Juhani Yli-Vakkuri and John Hawthorne have recently presented a thought experiment—Mirror Man—designed to refute internalist theories of belief and content. We distinguish five ways in which the case can be interpreted and argue that on none does it refute internalism.
Keywords Belief  Lewis  Narrow Content  Intrinsic Properties  Philosophy of Mind
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-021-01645-w
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