Privileged self-knowledge and externalism are compatible

Analysis 52 (4):232-37 (1992)
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Ted Warfield
University of Notre Dame
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I argue that externalism about mental content is consistent with the thesis that individuals need not investigate their environment to come to know the contents of their thoughts. In particular, externalism is consistent with the thesis that we come to know the contents of our thoughts on the basis of introspection
Keywords Epistemology  Externalism  Self-knowledge  Thought  Mckinsey, M
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DOI 10.1093/analys/52.4.232
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