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Alief is a community in Harris County, Texas, United States that is mostly within the city limits of Houston. The Alief Community Association defines the boundaries of Alief as, "Westheimer on the north, Sam Houston Tollway on the east, Fort Bend County Line on the west and Highway 59 on the south," while the Alief Independent School District boundaries extend as far east as Gessner in some places. Portions of Alief are in Southwest Houston while portions of Alief are within unincorporated Harris County.


Alief: In philosophy and psychology, an alief is an automatic or habitual belief-like attitude, particularly one that is in tension with a person’s explicit beliefs.

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Google previewThe Social Science of Cinema (2014)

by James C. Kaufman, Dean Keith Simonton

Alief is an automatic affective reaction to an event that may be at odds with our beliefs (Gendler, 2008a; ...

Google previewPraxiology and the Reasons for Action (2015)

by Piotr Makowski, Mateusz Bonecki, Krzysztof Nowak-Posadzy, Wojciech W. Gasparski

The associationist system produces aliefs.5 An alief is a mental state with an associatively linked content that is representational, affective, and motivational, and it is activated—consciously or unconsciously—by a person's internal or ambient ...

Google previewAnselm's Gambit (2014)

by Roger Talley

alief is a habitual propensity to respond to a particular concept in a certain way, independently of belief (e.g., by screaming ...

Google previewReliability in Pragmatics (2015)

by Eric McCready

Alief is a kind of mental state discussed by Szabo Gendler (2008a,b), which is distinct from such “conscious” states as belief, desire, or knowledge. It arises in situations where people have what amounts to a preconscious response to certain ...

Google previewA new English dictionary. A new classical English dictionary or, A complete collection of the most proper and significant words, and terms of art, commonly used in the language. With a continued short and clear exposition ... The seventh edition, carefully revised ... By J. K. i.e. John Kersey (1757)

by John Kersey

Alief ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

Ramadan Alief, the tzari-bashi (Le. the head of the Gipsies in Sofia), addressed the Gipsies assembled ; they decided to protest and subsequently sent a. petition to the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

Alief, Tex. .............. Aligarh, British India (see Koil) ................. Ali-Ghez (Mt.), Russia (see Alaghez) ....... .. ..... Alijos Rocks, Paciñc Ocean. Aliiîuk, Kuh (Mt.), Persia. . 1 Ali a, Greece ..... . ..... . Alikaporitha, Cape, Crete. . . Ali Kobbo, Belgian Kongo.

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