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Master of Arts (MA)
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I this paper, I introduce an internalist theory of justification which I call restricted internalist reliabilism. The main concern of the theory is to explain when a belief source, particularly perceptual experiences, can be a source of justification. I will discuss three alternative internalist theories: dogmatism, conservatism and internalist reliabilism and discuss objections and difficulties associated with each. I will then argue how restricted internalist reliabilism can address many of those objections. Also I present the response that each of these theories provide against the skeptic and argue for superiority of restricted internalist reliabilism’s response compared to the other three theories.
Tabatabaei Ghomi, Hamed, "RESTRICTED INTERNALIST RELIABILISM" (2015). Open Access Theses. 1079.