Patrick Maher on Belief, Action, and Acceptance
Posted on Fri 06 August 2010 in Rumination • Tagged with belief, rationality
Rational Belief: Rational Acceptance or Rational Action?
Patrick Maher in his book Betting on Theories (1993, chapter 6) notes two common assumptions about belief:
(1) An agent A believes in H just in case A is willing to act as if H
(2) Sincere intentional assertion of H …