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Advances in belief dynamics: Introduction

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The editors would like to thank the participants to the workshop “GLLC XV: The Dynamics of Preferences and Intentions,” from which stem most contributions to this special issue. Financial support from the Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO), grant #2008/00804/EW, is gratefully acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Faculty of PhilosophyUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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