Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Memories: mental repetition of representations without the original stimulus. See also stimuli, knowledge, learning.
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David Chalmers
I 200
Memory/Chalmers: without a causal connection we would have no memories of our experiences. But the causal theory of memory is not carved in stone.
Remembered experiences: here the causal relation should lie on the psychological (cognitive) level.
Beliefs: are there causal relations between memories of beliefs? If direct acquaintance with the experience is sufficient that belief counts as knowledge, then the later belief can count as a memory (of the experience).
I 201
Memory/Chalmers: a causal relation to a relevant initial psychological state is sufficient to qualify beliefs as memories.

Cha I
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996

Cha II
D. Chalmers
Constructing the World Oxford 2014

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28