Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Notes to Wisdom

1. Keith Lehrer and Nicholas D. Smith argue that one mark of a wise person is that they are extremely good at recognizing the worth of the beliefs they judge. Lehrer and Smith might insist that a wise person would always be aware of what she is justified in believing and she would always believe she has knowledge when she has a highly justified belief. See Lehrer and Smith 1996, p. 10.