author={Matthew C. Frise},
  journal={American Philosophical Quarterly},
  • M. Frise
  • Published 1 January 2018
  • Philosophy
  • American Philosophical Quarterly
The problem of stored beliefs is that of explaining how non-occurrent, seemingly justified beliefs are indeed justified. Internalism about epistemic justification, the view that one’s mental life alone determines what one is justified in believing, allegedly cannot solve this problem. This paper provides a solution. It asks: Does having a belief that p require having a special relation to a mental representation that p? If the answer is yes, then there are no stored beliefs, and so there is… 
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