Memory, philosophical issues about

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Abstract

Memory is a set of cognitive capacities by which humans and other animals retain infromation and reconstruct past experiences, usually for present purposes. Philosophical investigation into memory is in part continuous with the development of cognitive scientific theories, but includes related inquiries into metaphysics and personal identity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of cognitive science
EditorsLynn Nadel
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Pages1109-1113
Number of pages5
Volume2
ISBN (Print)0333792610
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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