anamnesis

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anamnesis

[‚an·əm′nē·səs]
(medicine)
Information gained from the patient and others regarding the patient's medical history.
(psychology)
The faculty of memory.
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At Phaedo 72e2, Cebes says that the doctrine of recollection is a "theory which you (Socrates) have often described to us," which is, he continues, proved by the "very good argument.
However much or little of the doctrine of recollection Plato/Socrates means us to take seriously, it really does not resolve the learner's paradox in any very satisfactory way.
Socrates invokes the doctrine of recollection in order to resolve the paradox.

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