Reid on Memory and Personal Identity

[Revised entry by Rebecca Copenhaver on October 17, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Thomas Reid held a direct realist theory of memory. Like his direct realism about perception, Reid
Philosophy News image
[Revised entry by Rebecca Copenhaver on October 17, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Thomas Reid held a direct realist theory of memory. Like his direct realism about perception, Reid developed his account as an alternative to the model of the mind that he called 'the theory of ideas.' On such a theory, mental operations such as perception...

Continue reading . . .

News source: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

blog comments powered by Disqus