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13. Knowledge Criteria / A. Justification Problems / 3. Internal or External / a. Pro-internalism

[reasons to favour internalist justifcation]

23 ideas
Knowledge is mind and knowing 'cohabiting' [Aristotle on Lycophron]
A rational account might be seeing an image of one's belief, like a reflection in a mirror [Plato]
A rational account involves giving an image, or analysis, or giving a differentiating mark [Plato]
Anyone who knows, must know that they know, and even know that they know that they know.. [Spinoza]
To know is to see inside oneself [Joubert]
Reasons for beliefs are not the same as evidence [Davidson]
We can't only believe things if we are currently conscious of their justification - there are too many [Goldman]
Internalism must cover Forgotten Evidence, which is no longer retrievable from memory [Goldman]
Internal justification needs both mental stability and time to compute coherence [Goldman]
A belief can be justified when the person has forgotten the evidence for it [Goldman]
Epistemic norms are internalised procedural rules for reasoning [Pollock]
For internalists we must actually know that the fact caused the belief [Dancy,J]
Internalists tend to favour coherent justification, but not the coherence theory of truth [Dancy,J]
Internalism about justification implies that there is a right to believe something [Audi,R]
Internalism says if anything external varies, the justifiability of the belief does not vary [Pollock/Cruz]
Rational internal belief is conviction that a proposition enhances a belief system [Vahid on Foley]
Internalists say the reasons for belief must be available to the subject, and externalists deny this [O'Grady]
'Access' internalism says responsibility needs access; weaker 'mentalism' needs mental justification [Kvanvig]
Internalists are much more interested in evidence than externalists are [McGrew]
'Mentalist' internalism seems to miss the main point, if it might not involve an agent's access [Vahid]
Maybe we need access to our justification, and also to know why it justifies [Vahid]
Strong access internalism needs actual awareness; weak versions need possibility of access [Vahid]
Epistemic internalism usually says justification must be accessible by reflection [Prichard,D]