- The critical faculty whereby we assess the truth of claims, an application of, or the result of applying this faculty.
- in formal logic
- in some formal logics the theorems of the system are called judgements and there may be a single form of judgement (as in Frege's Begriffsschrift, where a judgement always takes the form of the assertion, using a vertical bar, of a content formed using a horizontal bar), or multiple forms (as, for example, in the contructive type theories of Per Martin Löf).
- Show the justice or rightness of.
- that which justifies (or warrant's)
- in epistemology
- knowledge may be explained or defined as "justified true belief", in which case the question what (if anything) counts as justification of a claim to knowledge becomes a central problem
created 1999/9/16 modified 1999/9/24