|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/world/truth/falsehood/Russell: the need to allow falsehood. That makes it necessary not to construe the relationship of belief, or opinion to the world as a relationship of consciousness in realtion to a simple object: otherwise one would conclude that - like in the case of acquaintance - no opposite is possible, but it must always be true - instead, the relationship must be complex, since a single object is not believed, but just e.g. seen - otherwise one would have to adopt objective falsehoods as a simple objects - Solution: e.g. "A loves B": here is the love one of the objects.
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belief / Russell: If I believe that Charles I died on the scaffold, then it is not true, because my belief has any properties in itself, you might discover when you examine it.
B. Russell/A.N. Whitehead
Principia Mathematica Frankfurt 1986
Das ABC der Relativitätstheorie Frankfurt 1989
Probleme der Philosophie Frankfurt 1967
Die Philosophie des logischen Atomismus
Eigennamen, U. Wolf (Hg), Frankfurt 1993
Wahrheit und Falschheit
Wahrheitstheorien, G. Skirbekk (Hg), Frankfurt 1996