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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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Stegmüller IV 499
Belief/Wittgenstein/Stegmüller: Wittgenstein: the strength of belief is measured at the risks, which the believer is willing to take - MackieVsWittgenstein: 1. this is met not only by religious, but also by everyday beliefs - 2. the assumption, the meaning of the Last Judgement for the believer is a different than that one for the atheist boils down to Kierkegaard's problematic construction, that the interest of the questioner was part of his own question.

W II
L. Wittgenstein
Vorlesungen 1930-35 Frankfurt 1989

W III
L. Wittgenstein
Das Blaue Buch - Eine Philosophische Betrachtung Frankfurt 1984

W IV
L. Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico Philosophicus Frankfurt/M 1960


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-24