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References and further reading
Armstrong, D.M. (1973) Belief, Truth and Knowledge, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
(Detailed development of the map theory that takes off from F. P. Ramsey’s idea.)
Hume, D. (1739–40) A Treatise of Human Nature, ed. L.A. Selby-Bigge, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1888.
Lewis, D. (1994) ‘Reduction of Mind’, in S. Guttenplan (ed.) A Companion to Philosophy of Mind, Oxford: Blackwell.
Quine, W.V. (1960) Word and Object, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Ramsey, F.P. (1931) The Foundations of Mathematics, London: Kegan Paul.
Stalnaker, R.C. (1984) Inquiry, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
(One of the most detailed discussions of whether belief is closed under entailment, along with two matters not touched on in this entry: treatments of what a subject believes in terms of where in the set of possibilities believers take themselves to be located, and the relation between belief and acceptance.)
Jackson, Frank and David Braddon-Mitchell. Bibliography. Belief, 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-V006-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/thematic/belief/v-1/bibliography/belief-bib.
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