The Status of Delusion in the Light of Marcus’s Revisionary Proposals

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THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, ISSN: 0495-4548, Vol: 28, Issue: 3, Page: 421-436

Publication Year:
2013
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10142
DOI:
10.1387/theoria.6910
Author(s):
Wilkinson, Sam
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UPV/EHU Press; Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea / Universidad del País Vasco
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article description
Marcus's view of belief is applied to the debate that centers on the question, "Are delusions beliefs?" Two consequences of this are that i) the question, "Are delusions beliefs?" needs rephrasing and ii) the answer is, "No, some delusional patients do not believe what they prima facie seem to believe".