The author defends the conviction that we have direct knowledge or awareness of our own states of mind, that we do not have to observe our own speech and behavior in order to find out whether we are angry or elated or what we believe or hope or fear, and that, furthermore, we do often come to know, or at least reasonably to believe, such things about ourselves.
"In Defense of Introspection,"
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 8
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/phil_ex/vol8/iss1/6