Moore's problem with iterated belief

Philosophical Quarterly 50 (198):28-43 (2000)
Abstract
Positive thinkers love Watty Piper's The little engine that could. The story features a train laden with toys for deserving children on the other side of the mountain. After the locomotive breaks down, a sequence of snooty locomotives come up the track. Each engine refuses to pull the train up the mountain. They are followed by a weary old locomotive that declines, saying "I cannot. I cannot. I cannot." But then a bright blue engine comes up the track. He manages to chug over the mountain by averring "I think I can. I think I can. I think can.".
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Jaakko Hintikka (1962). Knowledge and Belief. Ithaca, N.Y.,Cornell University Press.
Leonard Linsky (1968). On Interpreting Doxastic Logic. Journal of Philosophy 65 (17):500-502.

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Adam Rieger (2015). Moore's Paradox, Introspection and Doxastic Logic. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 4 (4):215-227.

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