Difference between revisions of "Belief"
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*[http://.com/// Belief in Belief] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
*[http://.com/// Is That Your True Rejection?] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
Revision as of 02:11, 7 August 2009
Belief is the mental state in which an individual holds a proposition to be true. Beliefs are often metaphorically referred to as maps, and are considered valid to the extent that they correctly correspond to the truth. A person's knowledge is a subset of their beliefs, namely the beliefs that are also true and justified. Beliefs can be second-order, concerning propositions about other beliefs.
- Dennett, Daniel C. (2006). Breaking the Spell. New York: Viking. ISBN 067003472X.