internalist

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internal +‎ -ist

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internalist (comparative more internalist, superlative most internalist)

  1. (philosophy) Holding that a particular mental phenomenon, such as motivation or justification, has an internal rather than external basis
    • 2008 December 6, Sanford C. Goldberg, “Reliabilism in philosophy”, Philosophical Studies, volume 142, number 1, DOI:10.1007/s11098-008-9300-7: 
      For one thing, many people regard rationality as an epistemically internalist notion, whereas reliability is a paradigmatic example of an epistemically externalist notion.

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internalist (plural internalists)

  1. (philosophy) A supporter of internalism

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