|Memories: mental repetition of representations without the original stimulus. See also stimuli, knowledge, learning._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
(external, from Frank I 550)
Def q-memory / appearance/appearing/ / Evans: (Quasi-memory), false memory: a subject q-remembers an event e if and only if
1st it has an apparent memory of such an event and -
2nd this apparent memory actually includes information that originates from the perception of that event by a person who not necessarily is herself - I 551 - a) a subject q-remembers an event whose witness she was not - b) as a result: the subject q-recalls the fact that she had been a witness.
q-memories / Shoemaker: not excluded if Descartes’ evil demon cannot be excluded._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
Chr. R. Peacocke
Sense and Content Oxford 1983