Philosophical Psychology 24 (3):323-342 (2011)

Kourken Michaelian
Université Grenoble Alpes
This paper explores the implications of the psychology of constructive memory for philosophical theories of the metaphysics of memory and for a central question in the epistemology of memory. I first develop a general interpretation of the psychology of constructive memory. I then argue, on the basis of this interpretation, for an updated version of Martin and Deutscher's influential causal theory of memory. I conclude by sketching the implications of this updated theory for the question of memory 's status as a generative epistemic source
Keywords memory  theories of memory  epistemology of memory  causal theory of memory  constructive memory  generationism  preservationism
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DOI 10.1080/09515089.2011.559623
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