Title

Logic, Doxastic

Publication Type

Encyclopaedia

Publication Date

1-2010

Abstract

Doxastic logic, beginning with Hintikka’s Knowledge and Belief. An Introduction to the Logic of the Two Notions (1962. Cornell University Press), studies relations between propositions about what we believe. Using ‘a’ as a proper name like ‘Ann’, ‘→’ for ‘if’ as opposed to material implication, propositional variables such as ‘p’, ‘q’ and ‘B’ to represent the two-place relation, ‘ . . . believes that . . . ’.

Discipline

Philosophy

Research Areas

Humanities

Publication

Key Terms in Logic

First Page

47

Last Page

47

ISBN

9781847061140

Publisher

Continuum

City or Country

London

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