|Belief, philosophy: attitude of considering a sentence to be true. Unlike religious faith belief is linked to the assessment of probabilities. See also belief, religious belief, propositional attitudes, intensions, probability, belief degrees._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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Beliefs/Shoda/Smith: Beliefs about the self, the world, and ‘how things are’ play a key role in behaviour. People’s belief systems help confer meaning on events and are involved in
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selecting goals, planning behavioural strategies and understanding oneself and others. Among the individual’s beliefs are situationally-specific and more global expectations of ‘what leads to what’. >Expectancies/Shoda/Smith, >Encoding/Shoda/Smith, >Social Cognition/Shoda/Smith.
Ronald E. Smith and Yuichi Shoda, “Personality as a cognitive-affective processing system“, in: Corr, Ph. J. & Matthews, G. (eds.) 2009. The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
The Theory of Moral Sentiments London 2010
Vernon L. Smith
Rationality in Economics: Constructivist and Ecological Forms Cambridge 2009
Philip J. Corr
The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology New York 2009