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Question: Why do philosophers consider memory and perception as a valid source of knowledge but not intuition!?
Aren't memory, perception and intuition (pre)processed/coloured by the same unconscious processes before we get aware of it!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

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Philosophers, by the very etymology of the word, necessarily refer to those who deal with concrete reasoning!. Logic is the tool of their trade!. Intuition, though may be claimed by many as visionary, the same won't be founded in axioms and postulates of the logical system of thinking!. Prophetic messages belong to the ears of the believers, and not to acutely critical minds of the academic community!. Knowledge to them meant the verifiable facts classified and proven by systematic methods!. While intuition, on the other hand, is mostly founded on beliefs, and can't stand syllogistic argumentation!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Intuition is a perception, and is valid!. It is coloured (hey I'm being English) as memory and all perceptions!. It is more difficult to support intuition, since memories can be backed by the written word, or other data forms, and perceptions can be shared and backed up by pictures or sonic data storage!.
Any philosopher worth his salt, will accept intuition as valid, but intuition, because of its personal nature does not lend itself to philosophic discussion!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Because you can verify memories and perceptions!.

Intuition can also be correct but it can also be wrong and people tend to ignore or forget the 80% of the time it is wrong because no process of verification is imposed on it!.

Intuition with a success rate of 20% or less is worse than flipping a coin!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Oh i see, Perception and Memory can be considered constructive towards intuition!.

I wasn't thinking about it like that, thanks for providing the blueprints!.

I would say that intuition is the result of the unconscious processes which involve perception and memory, it is - as they say - the end product!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

isn't intuition a word that is used to describe what we cannot otherwise explain!? if so, it seems not a building block of knowledge, but rather a preview of sorts!. imhoWww@QuestionHome@Com

what philosophers are u reading!?

Rationalists absolutely value intuition as do other schools of philosophy, probably idealistsWww@QuestionHome@Com

Because they're afraid that one of us might get it right and then they'd all be out of a job!Www@QuestionHome@Com