Suppressed Belief

Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

Abstract


Moran’s revised conception of conscious belief requires us to reconceptualise suppressed belief. The work of Merleau-Ponty offers a way to do this. His account of motor-skills allows us to understand suppressed beliefs as pre-reflective ways of dealing with the world.

Keywords


conscious belief, Moran, Merleau-Ponty, self-knowledge, suppressed belief

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1387/theoria.478