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Doubts: the restraint of a belief. A concrete alternative does not have to be available in any case. For example, it may be that a result of an election is questioned without being able to indicate an exact percentage for a different result. See also truth value, attribution, concept.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Augustine on Doubts - Dictionary of Arguments

Bubner I 138
Doubt/Augustine: Doubt and deception mean defect, which, however, cannot be understood without the idea of perfection that compensates for the defect.
Perfection/Descartes: since it cannot coincide with the 'I', but neither with the demon, it must be the idea of God.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Bu I
R. Bubner
Antike Themen und ihre moderne Verwandlung Frankfurt 1992

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