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Descartes, Rene - The unreliability of memory

Identifier

002943

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

Rene Descartes – Key Philosophical Writings

.. we frequently err when we presume we have known certain things as being stored up in our memory, to which on recollection we give our assent, and of which we have never possessed any knowledge at all.

The source of the experience

Descartes, Rene

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Learning
Memory

Symbols

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Suppressions

Contemplation and detachment

Commonsteps

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