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Coherence & Isolation

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Title: Coherence & Isolation
Authors: Leyman, Marlon
Issue Date: 12-Feb-2021
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Koherensteorin & isolationsproblemet
Coherence & Isolation
Abstract: Coherence theories of justification seem to be plagued by a problem of isolation, which says that mere internal coherence within a belief system leaves the system more or less disconnected from reality. Prima facie a system could after all be completely coherent with itself and yet have nothing to do with the world. In this paper I have tried to offer a solution to this problem by introducing so called mediating states, which simply are mental states that mediate between the system and the... more
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