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Single Idea 2739

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

Full Idea

Internalists about justification tend to conceive of it as a matter of having a right to believe something.

Gist of Idea

Internalism about justification implies that there is a right to believe something


Robert Audi (Epistemology: contemporary introduction [1998], VIII p.234)

Book Reference

Audi,Robert: 'Epistemology: a contemporary introduction' [Routledge 1998], p.234

A Reaction

I'm an internalist, but I don't understand this, unless it refers to the social aspect of justification. Can I grant myself internal rights? I can justify my belief to other people.