The intentionality of memory

The purpose of this essay is to determine how we should construe the content of memories or, in other words, to determine what the intentional objects of memory are.1 The issue that will concern us is, then, analogous to the traditional philosophical question of whether perception directly puts us in cognitive contact with entities in the world or with entities in our own minds. As we shall see, there are some interesting aspects of the phenomenology and the epistemology of memory, and I shall aim at a specification of the content of memories that is in accordance with those aspects of them.
Keywords Content  Intentionality  Introspection  Memory  Metaphysics  Perception
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DOI 10.1080/00048400600571695
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John Searle (1983). Intentionality. Oxford University Press.

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D. Perrin & S. Rousset (2014). The Episodicity of Memory. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 5 (3):291-312.
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