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Memory, confabulation, and epistemic failure

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Mnemonic confabulation is an epistemic failure that involves memory error. In this paper, I examine an account of mnemonic confabulation offered by Sarah Robins in a number of works. In Robins’ framework, mnemonic cognitive states in general (e.g., remembering, misremembering) are individuated by three conditions: existence of the target event, matching of the representation and the target event, and an appropriate causal connection between the target event and its representation. Robins argu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.5840/logos-episteme20189430

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
Oxford college:
St Annes College
Publisher:
Philosophy Documentation Centre Publisher's website
Journal:
Logos and Episteme Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Pages:
369-378
Publication date:
2018-12-11
Acceptance date:
2018-10-03
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EISSN:
2069-3052
ISSN:
2069-0533
Pubs id:
pubs:924285
URN:
uri:50bffd75-7202-4e71-a7d3-f005b372721a
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uuid:50bffd75-7202-4e71-a7d3-f005b372721a
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pubs:924285

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