Philosophical Studies 169 (2):339-354 (2014)

Evan Fales
University of Iowa
In “Justification Without Awareness”, Michael Bergmann divides internalist epistemologies into those with a strong awareness requirement and those with a weak awareness requirement; he presents a dilemma, hoisting the “strongs” on one horn, and the “weaks” on the other. Here I reply on behalf of the strong-awareness view, presenting what I take to be a more satisfactory, and more fundamental, reply to Bergmann than I believe has been offered by his other critics, and in particular by Rogers and Matheson in their “Bergmann’s dilemma: exit strategies for internalists,” with which I am in partial agreement
Keywords Bergmann  Strong-awareness internalism  Infinite regresses  Rogers and Matheson  Transparency  J/J and K/K theses
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-013-0185-8
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