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Belie the belief? Prompts and default states

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Sometimes agents sincerely profess to believe a claim and yet act inconsistently with it in some contexts. In this paper, I focus on mismatch cases in the domain of religion. I distinguish between two kinds of representations: prompts and default states. Prompts are representations that must be salient to agents in order for them to play their belief-appropriate roles, whereas default states play these roles automatically. The need for access characteristic of prompts is explained by their ve...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/2153599X.2018.1498381

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Australian Research Council
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DP180102384
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Religion, Brain and Behavior More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
35-48
Publication date:
2018-09-07
Acceptance date:
2018-06-30
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EISSN:
2153-5981
ISSN:
2153-599X
Language:
English
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pubs:868297
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uuid:b2e0495e-4cae-4b12-8e6b-c9490c494a6f
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pubs:868297
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868297
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2018-07-13

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