It is a great theory to call out the inconsistencies of others, but it has been criticized for allowing circular reasoning.
The problem is that coherentism has been criticized on these very internalist grounds. If we can be justified in believing things based on no other authority than my own beliefs, then it allows the possibility of any outlandish beliefs.
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There is a branch of philosophy concerned specifically with how we justify our beliefs. The chief concern of "epistemic justification" is determining what counts as a good reason for believing something and how we come about those reasons. While there is a smorgasbord of different theories, one of the bigger is known as "coherentism."
Coherentism is a view that settles for circular reasoning. It does so knowingly because the alternatives are just as bad, if not worse.
This is a social-cognitive skill that relates to the ability to think about your own mental state and the mental states of other people.
It's called a theory because what we believe is going on with other people is just that - a theory.
What you believe influences the way you interpret events, how you feel, and how you behave. And much of the time, those beliefs turn into self-fulfilling prophecies.
If you believe you are socially awkward, you'll be less outgoing. The less you talk to people, the less likely you'll be to make social connections.
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