Belief State Intensity

  • Dale Jacquette


Propositional belief state intensity is equivalently spoken of colloquially but no less phenomenologically as the strength of a believer’s belief. Belief state intensity is experienced first-hand when we know ourselves to accept a proposition’s truth with greater or lesser sense of importance or urgency and priority or precedence than in the case of other beliefs.1


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