belief

  1. any cognitive content held as true
  2. a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
  3. a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

Belief

Belief is a state of the mind, treated in various academic disciplines, especially philosophy and psychology, as well as traditional culture, in which a subject roughly regards a thing to be true. `Dispositional and occurrent belief` is the contextual activation of a belief system in specific thoughts or ideas. ==Knowledge and Epistemology== The.....
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Belief

(n) Belief is the state of opinion arrived and accepted by a person based on the information, evidences, circumstances etc by applying his thinking and analyzing capability. A belief need not be based on confirmed information, but must be based on self acceptance of the information or evidences
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belief

[n] - any cognitive content held as true
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Belief

• (n.) Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or testimony; partial or full assurance without positive knowledge or absolute certainty; persuasion; conviction; confidence; as, belief of a witness; the belief of our sens...
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belief

noun any cognitive content held as true
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Belief

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Belief

Be·lief' noun [ Middle English bileafe , bileve ; confer Anglo-Saxon geleáfa . See Believe .] 1. Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or ...
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belief

1. Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or testimony; partial or full assurance without positive knowledge or absolute certainty; persuasion; conviction; confidence; as, belief of a witness; the belief of our senses. 'Beli...
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Belief

A conviction to the truth of a proposition. Beliefs can be acquired through perception, contemplation or communication. In the psychological sense, belief is a representational mental state that takes the form of a propositional attitude.
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Belief

A conviction to the truth of a proposition. Beliefs can be acquired through perception, contemplation or communication. In the psychological sense, belief is a representational mental state that takes the form of a propositional attitude.
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belief

a mental attitude of acceptance or assent toward a proposition without the full intellectual knowledge required to guarantee its truth. Believing is ... [8 related articles]
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Belief

Acquiescence in the existence of objects (e.g. external things, other minds, God, etc.) or assent to the truth of propositions (e.g. scientific, moral, aesthetic, or metaphysical statements). The belief in objects is frequently immediate and non-inferential; the belief in propositions usually rests on reflection and inference.Theories of belief ma....
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Belief

An estimate of the probability that something is true.
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belief

Assent to the truth of propositions, statements, or facts. In philosophy, belief that something is the case is contrasted with knowledge, because we only say we believe that something is the case...
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belief

belief 1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another person: 'My belief in her trust is as strong as ever.' 2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something. 3. Something believed or accepted as true; especially, a particular tenet or a body of tenets or teachings that are ...
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belief

belief, in philosophy, commitment to something, involving intellectual assent. Philosophers have disagreed as to whether belief is active or passive; René Descartes held that it is a matter of will, while David Hume thought that it was an emotional commitment, and C. S. Peirce considered it a...
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belief

holding something to be true on the basis of subjective certainty, even though objective certainty is lacking. See also faith. (Cf. knowledge.)
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Belief

The conviction of the mind, arising from evidence received, or from information derived, not from actual perception by our senses, but from. the relation or information of others who have had the means of acquiring actual knowledge of the facts and in whose qualifications for acquiring that knowledge, and retaining it, and afterwards in communicati...
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