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Episodic memory isn't essentially autonoetic

  • Peter Carruthers (a1)
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I argue that the function attributed to episodic memory by Mahr & Csibra (M&C) – that is, grounding one's claims to epistemic authority over past events – fails to support the essentially autonoetic character of such memories. I suggest, in contrast, that episodic event memories are sometimes purely first order, sometimes autonoetic, depending on relevance in the context.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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