The Decline and Fall of Introspectionism

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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Philosophy book series (BRIEFSPHILOSOPH)

Abstract

Why did introspectionism fall? “The approach failed,” a typical philosophy of science explanation will inform us, “because its methodology lacked reliability.” In Pathways to Knowledge, for example, Goldman offers the following account of the failure of what he calls classical introspectionism:

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Media, Cognition and CommunicationUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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