Getting it wrong: the centrality of self-correction to belief

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Professor David Beisecker argues that the possibility of making mistakes is central to having a belief.
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Self-correction: why does it matter and how can we identify it?

Beisecker on belief: animals are exepctation holders who try to correct their mistakes
Does the phenomenon of blocking enable us to identify which animals have expectations?