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Author: Benjamin Wilck

simply demolish his opponents’ views. Instead, the Sceptic sets up oppositions of equally convincing arguments for conflicting conclusions so as to induce a suspension of belief, as defined in Sextus’ major work, the Outlines of Scepticism : (8) Scepticism is an ability to set out oppositions

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In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
Author: Hans Rott

that the will should govern the suspension of belief [ ... ] Spinoza denies that we can choose whether or not to have an opinion on a matter: [ ... ] someone sus- pends judgment if [ ... ] he sees that it would be inappropriate to have an opinion. Thus, a suspension of judgment arises from a

In: Fiktion, Wahrheit, Interpretation
Author: Werner Stelzner

-d). But for the non-Bayesians I normally believe p only if I do not be- lieve -po Furthermore, thete is fot the Bayesian no such thing as the suspension of belief, which fot the non-Bayesian consists in neithet believing p nor believing -po (De Sousa 1971, 54f.). 115 Vgl. Hawthome/Bovens 1999. Eine

In: Die Logik der Zustimmung