David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Diogenes 51 (1):35-43 (2004)
The problem of the construction of memory that faces the Afro-Brazilian population presents itself as more than a simple need for an identity connected to an original past, but in addition as essential, because for historical reasons their social reality has not yet reached the end of its struggle. The African composition of Brazilian culture is based on several sources of many origins peculiar to different African peoples. The memory people have of Africa is vague, generic, indefinite. Though the lost ancestral past is multi-ethnic, multicultural Africa, the retrievable past is the one Brazil has succeeded in integrating into the construction of a new civilization: a past that can only be re-invented, a re-created 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
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
John Perry (ed.) (1975). Personal Identity. University of California Press.
Jeffrey Blustein (2008). The Moral Demands of Memory. Cambridge University Press.
Terence Greenwood (1967). Personal Identity and Memory. Philosophical Quarterly 17 (October):334-344.
Marc Slors (2001). Personal Identity, Memory, and Circularity: An Alternative for Q-Memory. Journal of Philosophy 98 (4):186-214.
Mrinal Miri (1973). Memory and Personal Identity. Mind 82 (January):1-21.
Akhtar Imam (1967). Concept of Memory as a Criterion of Self-Identity. Pakistan Philosophical Congress 14 (April):158-176.
Arthur W. Collins (1997). Personal Identity and the Coherence of Q-Memory. Philosophical Quarterly 47 (186):73-80.
Russell J. A. Kilbourn (2010). Cinema, Memory, Modernity: The Representation of Memory From the Art Film to Transnational Cinema. Routledge.
Marya Schechtman (2011). Memory and Identity. Philosophical Studies 153 (1):65-79.
Added to index2010-08-10
Total downloads2 ( #660,601 of 1,790,540 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #433,815 of 1,790,540 )
How can I increase my downloads?