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Single Idea 2736

[catalogued under 11. Knowledge Aims / B. Certain Knowledge / 1. Certainty]

Full Idea

The possibility of making certain of what we already know suggests that knowing a proposition does not entail its being certain.

Gist of Idea

We can make certain of what we know, so knowing does not entail certainty


Robert Audi (Epistemology: contemporary introduction [1998], VIII p.220)

Book Reference

Audi,Robert: 'Epistemology: a contemporary introduction' [Routledge 1998], p.220