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This means that not only first-order beliefs about the external world would be included but also meta-beliefs, such as the belief that another belief is, or is not, about an independently existing external world, standards for the validity of arguments, guidelines for belief revision in case a position set is (found to be) incoherent, ontological and epistemological views, religious beliefs, values, (other) norms etc. According to integrated coherentism, such a comprehensive position set should satisfy the standards set by itself.

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Its topic is the justification of ‘positions’ in general and it treats a belief as one kind of position. I will use the term ‘position’ as a catch-all for everything, with the exception of behaviour11 that is amenable to justification. A position is something that is actually accepted; ‘things’ that are amenable to position are called ‘potential positions’. Potential positions include: • • • • • • • Beliefs (‘London is the capital of the United Kingdom’), Practical judgments (‘I should review this paper tomorrow’), Plans (‘I will take the plane to Bologna next Saturday’).

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