Externalism, Self-Knowledge, and Skepticism: New Essays

2016.04.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sanford C. Goldberg (ed.), Externalism, Self-Knowledge, and Skepticism: New Essays, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 263pp.,
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2016.04.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sanford C. Goldberg (ed.), Externalism, Self-Knowledge, and Skepticism: New Essays, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 263pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107063501. Reviewed by Earl Conee, University of Rochester The book comprises an introduction and thirteen essays. The essays address the bearing on self-knowledge of externalism about mental content. I will sketch the themes of eleven of the papers and then comment on aspects of the other two. "Some questions about Burge's 'self-verifying judgments'" is by the late Tony Brueckner. The volume is dedicated to his memory. Brueckner's paper responds to an objection by Finn Spicer to Tyler Burge's claim that certain judgments about what one is thinking are self-verifying. The claim is intended to identify something about knowledge of one's own thought contents that is both epistemically special and compatible with content externalism. Brueckner's defense of Burge's. . .

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