Single Idea 3491

[catalogued under 11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 4. Belief / e. Belief holism]

Full Idea

We need to postulate a network of beliefs, and also a background of capacities that are not themselves part of the network.

Gist of Idea

Beliefs are part of a network, and also exist against a background


John Searle (The Rediscovery of the Mind [1992], Ch. 8.I)

Book Reference

Searle,John R.: 'The Rediscovery of the Mind' [MIT 1999], p.176