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Rational belief

an introduction to logic
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Statement[by] Albert Myrton Frye [and] Albert William Levi.
ContributionsLevi, Albert William, 1911- joint author.
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LC ClassificationsBC108 .F78 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination8, xiii, 482 p.
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Open LibraryOL4570883M
ISBN 100837121426
LC Control Number77090511

In Rational and Irrational Beliefs: Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice, leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and other cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBTs) share their perspectives and empirical findings on the nature of rational and irrational beliefs, the role of beliefs as mediators of functional and dysfunctional emotions and /5(3).

Rational Belief provides conceptions of belief and knowledge, offers a theory of how they are grounded, and connects them with the will and thereby with action, moral responsibility, and intellectual virtue. A unifying element is a commitment to representing epistemology-which is centrally concerned with belief-as integrated with a plausible philosophy of mind that does justice both to the.

In Rational and Irrational Beliefs: Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice, leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and other cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBTs) share their perspectives and empirical findings on the nature of rational and irrational beliefs, the role of beliefs as mediators of functional and dysfunctional emotions and.

In laying the groundwork for a reformed epistemology, this book defines the idea of "rational belief" and shows how this definition is superior to the one assumed by contemporary logical positivists (i.e., many atheists and agnostics coming from the scientific perspective)/5(8).

In Rational and Irrational Beliefs: Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice, leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and other cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBTs) share their perspectives and empirical findings on the nature of rational and irrational beliefs, the role of beliefs as mediators of functional and/5.

This chapter distinguishes six different kinds of rationality which a belief may possess. It may be rational in being probable, given the believer's Rational belief book and his or her inductive criteria; or probable, given the believer's evidence and correct inductive criteria.

Or it may be rational in being the result of what the believer regards as adequate investigation, or the result of adequate. In this book leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and other cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBTs) share their perspectives and empirical findings on the nature of rational and irrational beliefs, the role of beliefs as mediators of functional and dysfunctional emotions and behaviors, and clinical approaches to modifying irrational beliefs.

A Rational Belief I’ve got to hand it to the new wave of militant atheists like Christopher Hitchens and arch-Darwinist Richard Dawkins.

They are getting their message out, in best-selling books and in page-one articles in major newspapers like the Washington Post.

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Their message is simple: There is no God, and people who believe there is a. In contrast to many other works on Judaism, this work balances Jewish faith with a critical, open-minded, and rational perspective of Judaism and its beliefs. It is what many will call “rationalist Judaism.” While.

Rational and Irrational Beliefs. Rational or Irrational. Maxie Maultsby and Albert Ellis list five basic principles against which an idea [or a program incorporating a set of ideas] can be judged as rational or irrational, reasonable or unreasonable.

Here is the formula. The Albert Ellis Irrational Beliefs Table It's that time again. A new you for a new year. Time to invest in 'how to be happy' learning and doing. This post is revisiting the powerful Albert Ellis rational thinking table.

If you accept the theory that our. Rational Belief provides conceptions of belief and knowledge, offers a theory of how they are grounded, and connects them with the will and thereby with action, moral responsibility, and intellectual virtue. A unifying element is a commitment to representing epistemology-which is centrally concerned with belief-as integrated with a plausible philosophy of mind that does justice both to the Brand: Oxford University Press.

by Matt Slick. Yes, belief in God is rational. Think about it. We exist. But, how did we get here. Was it by chance or design. It is not unreasonable to say that we're placed in this world by a magnificent creator who gave us immensely complex human bodies, a wonderful balanced-just-right planet to live on, and the earth’s biodiversity that is so perfectly arranged that its complex inter.

Developed inRational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) was the first cognitive behavioral therapy. REBT claims that psychological dysfunction is the result of irrational beliefs about the situations and events we experience. The goal of REBT is to replace irrational thinking with healthier, rational beliefs.

Keywords: rational belief, mathematical probability, detachment conditions, dyadic judgements, deductive closure condition, logical consistency condition, inductive probability, acceptance-rule Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Even so, there are some books that, although hardly representing the whole range of issues and topics treated under the heading of “rationality,” provide useful general entries into the subject. Nozick presents his own theory of rationality, providing accounts of what makes for both rational decisions and rational beliefs.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frye, Albert Myrton, Rational belief. New York, Harcourt, Brace and co. [©] (OCoLC) The 12 Irrational Beliefs of REBT (With Rational Replacements). The idea that we MUST be loved by significant others for almost everything they do– Instead of their concentrating on their own self-respect, on and on getting approval for practical purposes, and on being loved instead of loving.

When the philosophers say "yes," Plantinga argues that believing in God is just as rational as believing that other people have minds: Both conclusions reflect a faith of sorts.

There are other reasons why belief in God is rational, which I discuss in The Faith, my new book, to be published in January. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Rational Belief: Structure, Grounds, and Intellectual Virtue by Robert Audi (Trade Paper) at the best.

A Rational Belief is Flexible or Non-extreme 1.

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A rational belief is flexible Here is an example of a rational belief that is flexible. “I want my colleague to like me, but she does not have to do so” Imagine that you hold such a belief.

As you do so you will see that this belief is flexible because while you assert what you want (i.e. Popular books, from Bering's _Belief Instinct_ to Shermer's _Believing Brain_, proclaim that religion is an illusion.

While cognitive science has shown that the human mind/brain is susceptible to god-beliefs, has it, thereby, shown that God is a phantom in our brain and that religious belief is irrational. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ellis, B.D.

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(Brian David), Rational belief systems. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Littlefield, rational beliefs into irrational beliefs (Yankura & Dryden, ). However, the concept of escalation implies that a person's rational belief and her (in this case) irrational belief exist on a continuum.

Theoretically, this is incorrect. A rational belief is qualitatively different. Albert Ellis’s ABC Model is a significant part of the form of therapy that he developed, known as Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). REBT served as a sort of precursor to the widely known and applied Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and the ABC Model is still commonly used as a.

Rationality is the quality or state of being rational – that is, being based on or agreeable to reason. Rationality implies the conformity of one's beliefs with one's reasons to believe, and of one's actions with one's reasons for action.

"Rationality" has different specialized meanings in philosophy, economics, sociology, psychology, evolutionary biology, game theory and political science.

[1] Some writers have used the terms objective and subjective to mark the difference between really and apparently rational belief, i.e. what merely seems to someone to be rational belief.

Richard Feldman has argued plausibly that this distinction tends to collapse when looked at closely, unlike a similar distinction in ethics between really and apparently right action. THE CONCEPT OF “RATIONAL BELIEF” T here are two extremes that must be avoided, whether in a study and presentation of Christian apologetics or in a Christian’s daily life: (1) the use of reason alone; and (2) the use of reve­ lation alone.

In practical terms, this. This is the first logically precise, computationally implementable, book-length account of rational belief revision. It explains how a rational agent ought to proceed when adopting a new belief - a difficult matter if the new belief contradicts the agent's old beliefs.

Belief systems are modeled as finite dependency : Neil Tennant. What is Irrational thinking. Irrational thinking is quite different from rational thinking. It can be defined as a thinking process where the individual completely disregards reason and logic in favor of a person would be overwhelmed by the emotional tension of the situation that they will make the decision based on this.

The idea of rational belief has been considered in depth by Anslem, Aquinas, Barth, Clifford, Kierkegaard, and Pascal. salvation. Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book. Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is the main precursor of modern cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). (Or the earliest form of CBT, depending on how you look at .the status of a given belief as rational or irrational.

On the other hand, those who reject the idea that practical considerations can make a difference to what it is rational to believe face the task of explaining why this should be so. Given that both actions and beliefs can be evaluated practically.