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

Full Idea

Typically, internal epistemic conditions are characterised in terms of a reflective access requirement.

Gist of Idea

Epistemic internalism usually says justification must be accessible by reflection


Duncan Pritchard (Epistemological Disjunctivism [2012], 1.6)

Book Reference

Pritchard,Duncan: 'Epistemological Disjunctivism' [OUP 2012], p.36

A Reaction

If your justification is straightforwardly visual, it is unclear what the difference would be between seeing the thing and having reflective access to the seeing.