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Single Idea 2725

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / E. Direct Knowledge / 4. Memory]

Full Idea

Remembering something is so entails knowing that it is so.

Gist of Idea

To remember something is to know it


Robert Audi (Epistemology: contemporary introduction [1998], II p.68)

Book Reference

Audi,Robert: 'Epistemology: a contemporary introduction' [Routledge 1998], p.68

A Reaction

Clearly I can say I "remember" x, but be wrong. Presumably we then say that I didn't really remember, which requires success, like "I know". It is true (as with "know") that as soon as I say that the something is false, I can't claim to remember it.