Internalism, Externalism, and the Architecture of Justification*

Alvin I. Goldman

in Reliabilism and Contemporary Epistemology

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780199812875
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199933150 | DOI:
Internalism, Externalism, and the Architecture of Justification*

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This chapter takes a look at the debate between externalism and internalism, starting with its most basic points. It first questions the standard terms of engagement within the justifiers debate, and highlights the need for a historical approach to justifiedness. The chapter also identifies the different justifier types and studies the architecture of justification.

Keywords: externalism; internalism; justifiers debate; historical approach; justifiedness; justifier types; architecture of justification

Chapter.  13532 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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