|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.|
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Concept/Instantiation/Davidson: a concept can be instantiated. (Realize, E.g. swimming) without having the concept. - Davidson: but not with convictions.
Conviction/Belief/Davidson: Condition. Awareness of the distinction subjective/objective (because of the necessary ability to be surprised).
Bennett/AvramidesVsDavidson: in animals also learning ability (= distinction subjective/objective) instead of language ability. - DavidsonVsVs: this is about properties of concepts, not beings. - Davidson: pro conceptual symmetry between the semantic and the psychological. - Therefore, no thinking without language.
Reductionism/Antireductionism/Avramides: both are not separated by the dispute over ontological asymmetry, both could accept ontological symmetry like asymmetry - it is really about deep epistemic asymmetry.
Meaning and Mind Boston 1989