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Single Idea 19495

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / C. External Justification / 10. Anti External Justification]

Full Idea

A fundamental difficulty for epistemic externalist positions is that it is hard on this view to capture any adequate notion of epistemic responsibility.

Gist of Idea

Epistemic externalism struggles to capture the idea of epistemic responsibility


Duncan Pritchard (Epistemological Disjunctivism [2012], Intro)

Book Reference

Pritchard,Duncan: 'Epistemological Disjunctivism' [OUP 2012], p.2

A Reaction

He never explains the 'responsibility', but I presume that would be like an expert witness in court, vouching for their knowledge.