Definition of "externalist" [externalist]

  • Contending that there are non-internal factors which can affect the justificatory status of a belief (adjective)
  • One who adheres to externalist beliefs (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "externalist" in a sentence
  • "So your question really only addresses "externalist" flavors of ID, not EAM and the like."
  • "Any evaluation of whether Actual State reasons internalism is simpler, more elegant, or explanatorily more powerful than any possible externalist view will have to turn on an evaluation of this kind of externalist explanatory strategy."
  • "Of course, "externalist" explanations for the history of ideas cannot constitute the whole story."