Memory and Externalism
Author: Bernecker, Sven
Source: Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 1 November 2004, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. 605-632(28)
Abstract:Content externalism about memory says that the individuation of memory contents depends on relations the subject bears to his past environment. I defend externalism about memory by arguing that neither philosophical nor psychological considerations stand in the way of accepting the context dependency of memory that follows from externalism.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November 1, 2004