Macdonald, Cynthia. Externalism and first-person authority
1995, Synthese 104 (1):99-122.
Added by: Giada Fratantonio
Abstract: In this paper, the author explores the relation between content externalism, i.e., the idea that the content of our thought is determines by factors of the environment, and first-person authority, i.e., the idea that subjects are authoritive with respect to the content of their own intentional states. The author develps an account of first-person authoritive that results being compatible with externalism.
Comment: It is good as a further reading on the topic of content/semantic externalism.
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