|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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Belief/Possible World/Poss.W./Hintikka: (1969): Thesis: "Ralph believes that flounders snore" is true in all possible worlds that are compatible with Ralphs belief.
SchifferVsHintikka: 1) It follows that Ralph also believes everything logically entailed in his beliefs. ((s) >logical omniscience).
2) That he believes everything if he has some inconsistent beliefs.
Jaakko and Merrill B. Hintikka
The Logic of Epistemology and the Epistemology of Logic Dordrecht 1989
J. Hintikka/M. B. Hintikka
Untersuchungen zu Wittgenstein Frankfurt 1996
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987