David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
World Futures 64 (2):125 – 132 (2008)
Theories of perception and of memory are closely allied. The binding problem (which considers how bits of perception are reassembled by the brain) leads to neurophysiological subjectivism. This could be outflanked by arguing with Bergson that perceiving consciousness is out in the world. Thus the brain would bind only behavioral “maps.” In turn, consciousness would retain our personal pasts. Such personal (episodic) memories both help us to recognize present objects and to perform creative acts. Memory, although retentive, is also creative. This is important in rethinking biological and evolutionary memory.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Henri Bergson (2007). Creative Evolution. Palgrave Macmillan.
Alfred North Whitehead (1967/1925). Science and the Modern World. New York, Free Press.
Gilles Deleuze (1988). Bergsonism. Zone Books.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jennifer D. Ryan & Neal J. Cohen (2003). The Contribution of Long-Term Memory and the Role of Frontal-Lobe Systems in on-Line Processing. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (6):756-756.
Charles Landesman (1962). Philosophical Problems of Memory. Journal of Philosophy 59 (February):57-64.
Rocco J. Gennaro (1992). Consciousness, Self-Consciousness, and Episodic Memory. Philosophical Psychology 5 (4):333-47.
Gianfranco Dalla Barba (2000). Memory, Consciousness, and Temporality: What is Retrieved and Who Exactly is Controlling the Retrieval? In Endel Tulving (ed.), Memory, Consciousness, and the Brain: The Tallinn Conference. 138-155.
Stephen David Ross (2010). Re-Membering. International Studies in Philosophy Monograph Series:43-59.
Rudolf Bernet (2005). A Present Folded Back on the Past (Bergson). Research in Phenomenology 35 (1):55-76.
Riccardo Manzotti (2006). A Process Oriented View of Conscious Perception. Journal of Consciousness Studies 13 (6):7-41.
Alia Al-Saji (2004). The Memory of Another Past: Bergson, Deleuze and a New Theory of Time. [REVIEW] Continental Philosophy Review 37 (2):203-239.
Wesley C. Salmon (1974). Memory and Perception in Human Knowledge. In George Nakhnikian (ed.), Bertrand Russell´s philosophy. Duckworth
James W. Garson (2001). (Dis)Solving the Binding Problem. Philosophical Psychology 14 (4):381 – 392.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads42 ( #96,149 of 1,792,099 )
Recent downloads (6 months)9 ( #90,585 of 1,792,099 )
How can I increase my downloads?