Are there “immediate beliefs”?

Wolterstorff says there are, and understands them to be beliefs that depend on no other beliefs (his example: “I am now awake.”) (Liberalism, 57). Bruce Marshall, following Davidson, argues, by contrast, that all beliefs depend on other beliefs — the fabric of our beliefs nowhere impinges directly on experience. What to say about this?

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