Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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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Geach, Peter T.
 
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Beliefs I 133
Belief /faith/ Geach: E.g. Socrates believes some snakes spit fire - of which does he believe it? Geach: certainly not of those who spit fire. - It is also not a possible principle for picking out objects.
I 261
Faith /belief/ Geach: Christians and Muslims accusing each other of unbelief - but this is not logically contrary. - The distinction between pro and con, there are only attitudes, not faith - faith is not a preferable attitude towards something.

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P.T. Geach
Logic Matters Oxford 1972


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-25