Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Search  
 
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.
 
Author Item Excerpt Meta data

 
Books on Amazon
Schiffer I 287
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.

Hin I
Jaakko and Merrill B. Hintikka
The Logic of Epistemology and the Epistemology of Logic Dordrecht 1989

W I
J. Hintikka/M. B. Hintikka
Untersuchungen zu Wittgenstein Frankfurt 1996

Schi I
St. Schiffer
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987


> Counter arguments against Hintikka



> Suggest your own contribution | > Suggest a correction | > Export as BibTeX Datei
 
Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-22