Doxastic attitudes

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A Doxastic attitude is an attitude pertaining to a belief. Alternatively, it also pertains to states sufficiently similar to beliefs (thoughts, judgments, opinions, desires, wishes, fears).

Evidentialism is generally applied to justified beliefs distinct from unjustified beliefs one may hold in a doxastic attitude. A doxastic commitment or belief is a class of commitments or beliefs that go beyond words and into actions. The attitude gives rise to a belief or commitment so strong that action cannot help but be taken.

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