Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or depending on opinion; conjectural.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek δοξασία (doxasia, "belief, opinion, conviction"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But this just seems to be their way of expressing the notion of doxastic, as opposed to propositional, justification (as Conee indicates in a personal communication).

    Reliabilism

  • What you do have in all three cases is another kind of phenomenal evidence, what I have been calling doxastic evidence.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • Because of the cognitive malfunction, this just seems wholly obvious to me; it has a great deal of what I have been calling doxastic evidence '.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • Then the problem lies with this seeming, with their having this kind of doxastic experience.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • And it consists second in the formation of the right kind of doxastic experience -- that is, the sort of doxastic experience required by proper function.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • (Philosophy/Logic) denoting the branch of modal logic that deals with the formalization of certain epistemological concepts, such as knowledge, certainty, and ignorance See also doxastic

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Words I never expected to write

  • Philosophy / Logic denoting the branch of modal logic that deals with the formalization of certain epistemological concepts, such as knowledge, certainty, and ignorance See also doxastic

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Words I never expected to write

  • “In defence of the doxastic conception of delusion,” Mind & Language, 20 (2):

    Delusion

  • The most common versions of anti-doxastic arguments seem to rely on an idealization of normal belief states, and impose constraints on delusions that typical beliefs would not meet.

    Delusion

  • If this analysis is correct, at least one case of delusion (e.g., anosognosia) involves doxastic conflict.

    Delusion

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  • kind of philosophy which is related to inividual's beliefs;
    conjectural

    March 21, 2011

  • JM has no opinion at all on doxastic matters

    August 29, 2010

  • depending on or exercising opinion

    February 17, 2007