The Role of Subjective Temporality in Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel

In Kirk Michaelian, Stan Klein & Karl Szpunar (eds.), Seeing the Future: Theoretical Perspectives on Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel. Oxford University Press. pp. 135-152 (2016)
Abstract
In this chapter we examine the tendency to view future-oriented mental time travel as a unitary faculty that, despite task-driven surface variation, ultimately reduces to a common phenomenological state. We review evidence that FMTT is neither unitary nor beholden to episodic memory: Rather, it is varied both in its memorial underpinnings and experiential realization. We conclude that the phenomenological diversity characterizing FMTT is dependent not on the type of memory activated during task performance, but on the kind of subjective temporality associated with the memory in play.
Keywords subjective temporality  future-oriented mental time travel  subjectivity  memory
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive
External links

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.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
The Time Machine in Our Mind.Kurt Stocker - 2012 - Cognitive Science 36 (3):385-420.
Episodic Memory Versus Episodic Foresight: Similarities and Differences.Thomas Suddendorf - 2010 - Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Cognitive Science 1 (1):99-107.
The Temporal Orientation of Memory: It's Time for a Change of Direction.Stan Klein - 2013 - Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition 2:222-234.
Memory, Imagination, and the Asymmetry Between Past and Future.Bjorn Merker - 2007 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30 (3):325-326.
Mental Time Travel Sickness and a Bayesian Remedy.Jay Hegdé - 2007 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30 (3):323-324.
Developing Past and Future Selves for Time Travel Narratives.Katherine Nelson - 2007 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30 (3):327-328.
Episodic Memory as Representing the Past to Oneself.Robert Hopkins - 2014 - Review of Philosophy and Psychology 5 (3):313-331.
Added to PP index
2015-04-06

Total downloads
306 ( #12,489 of 2,235,790 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
46 ( #8,437 of 2,235,790 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature