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Belief and Change of Belief
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Abbott absolutely demonstrable accept analogy argument attributed axioms Babbitt behavior boiling Bullwhip C. S. Peirce Cabot called Chapter character traits cite common knowledge confirmation conservatism count curve deducible disbelief Einstein's elementary number theory emeralds event evidence example expect experience false five Virtues further gain give green grue happens headache hypoth hypothesis implies induction instance language learning less limiting principles logical particles logical truth mathematics matter mechanics Michelson-Morley experiment moon motives and character murder Newton's nonbelief observation sentences ostension parallels postulate particular past perhaps person philosophers plausible precise prediction projectible traits purpose Pythagorean theorem question reason refutation relevant reports rules of inference self-evident steps self-evident truths sense set theory similar simpler speaker specific steady-state theory supporting beliefs suppose sweet pickles teleological explanations testimony theorem things tides tion tribesmen true unidentified flying objects vague valid logical form vation word wrong