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An A Priori Argument for the Reliability of Memory

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An  A Priori  Argument for the Reliability of Memory? Traditionally, philosophers have almost always held that if  is true that one's memories are  reliable, this is only a contingent  truth, rather than a necessary one. This view can. moreover, be  supported as follows. First, it is surely true in any particular  case that there is nothing necessary  about a given memory's being correct; it is surely conceivable that any apparent memory could  be mistaken. But then, secondly, it is natural to suppose that if it is only a contingent matter  whether any particular memory belief is correct, the same must be true with regard to any pair of  memory beliefs: the falsity of one memory belief is surely compatible with the falsity of the  other memory belief. But, then, if this is right, adding more memory beliefs will not, it would 
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