Abstract for Sturgeon’s Talk

Some philosophers argue that we believe things by lending strong credence to them.  Others argue that we lend credence to things by believing things about their probability.  Functionalism about the attitudes can make it seem as if debate between the two camps is misplaced, that differences between them are merely a matter of implementation.  This paper explains why that is not so; and it argues that only one sort of view, at most, can be true of us.