doxastic


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doxastic

(dɒksˈæstɪk)
adj
1. (Logic) of or relating to belief
2. (Logic) denoting the branch of modal logic that studies the concept of belief
[C18: from Greek doxastikos having an opinion, ultimately from doxazein to conjecture]
Translations
doxastique
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The Elusiveness of Doxastic Compatibilism, BENJAMIN BAYER
In this article, though, I argue that the more epistemologically basic goal of doctoral education is the deliberate cultivation of expert understanding through intellectually virtuous doxastic practices.
The project Ways of Doxastic Agency: Information Update, Belief Formation and Assessment of Conduct (WADOXA) will provide a unified framework treating both information update and exertion of choices as complementary aspects of the entwinement between epistemic performance and conduct.
In this regard, at the outset of Chapter 2 Setiya will reply to the objection that, in order to be justified in believing p on the basis of evidence q, one must be antecedently justified in believing the conditional, if q then p, by arguing that the kind of justification that may be antecedently required is propositional, not doxastic.
Montmarquet, Epistemic Virtue and Doxastic Responsibility (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1993) vii.
Of course this is not the case, but the joke only works if the listener knew these doxastic truths.
9) The "total environment" of a belief stance, it seems, is very much what I understand by a noetic structure: It includes not just beliefs but also doxastic practices according to which evidential considerations (whatever that means according to the given stance) are interpreted--or, rather, according to which always-already-interpreted evidential considerations are assimilated to the belief stance.
I briefly postpone for now discussion of what difference it makes whether this risk is metaphysical or doxastic in nature.
A special feature of this inference is that it is considered by the scorekeeper "to be a good inference for any interlocutor A such that the scorekeeper undertakes doxastic commitment to the claim that A is a bank employee" (Brandom, 2000, p.
Although Segal's account is extraordinarily comprehensive, it will be shown that it fails to satisfactorily accommodate the essential doxastic element in Gorgias' analysis of persuasion.
When two competing claims or propositions both have authority for an individual, then the individual's doxastic allegiance should go with the proposition that has the greater or higher authority.
Doxastic paradox and reputation in iterated games, in Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Theoretical Aspects of Reasoning About Knowledge: 60-72.