The initial or present beliefs of the reader. CSP pleads for the adoption of the principle that what is beyond control is beyond criticism or, more simply stated, do not doubt what cannot be doubted. Examples of beliefs which cannot be doubted: beliefs in what is before the eyes, the existence of persons other than oneself, memory. Cf. MS. 596.
Belief and doubt, fixation of Belief, Doubt, Logic (modal see Modality), Memory, Reasoning (probable see also Probability)
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