Tag Search Results: belief
Browse All Tags
NEWS
  • Why You Can’t Help Believing Everything You Read

    Psyblog recently made a post about cognition and belief which could have interesting implications for the study of wisdom. " What is the mind's default position : are we naturally critical or naturally gullible? As a species do we have a tendency to behave like Agent Mulder from the X-Files...
     Posted by: wattawa
Page 1 of 1 (1 items)


PUBLICATIONS
  • Open-mindedness and Intellectual Humility (2012)

    Abstract: Among those who regard open-mindedness as a virtue, there is dispute over whether the trait is essentially an attitude toward particular beliefs or toward oneself as a believer. I defend William Hare’s account of open-mindedness as a first-order attitude toward one’s beliefs and critique Peter...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • The Evolution of Misbelief (2009)

    Ryan T. McKay, Daniel C. Dennett From an evolutionary standpoint, a default presumption is that true beliefs are adaptive and misbeliefs maladaptive. But if humans are biologically engineered to appraise the world accurately and to form true beliefs, how are we to explain the routine exceptions to this...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
Page 1 of 1 (2 items)


DISCUSSIONS
    Sorry, we were unable to find any results using your search terms. Please change your search terms and try again.
Join the Network    
Users are able to post wisdom-related news & publications, maintain a profile, and participate in discussion forums.

Sort By