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Philosophical Studies 115 (3):283-305 (2003)
|Abstract||The hypothesis that belief aims at the truth has been used to explain three features of belief: (1) the fact that correct beliefs are true beliefs, (2) the fact that rational beliefs are supported by the evidence and (3) the fact that we cannot form beliefs.|
|Keywords||Aim Belief Epistemology Guessing Purpose Truth|
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