125Memory is a Modeling SystemMind and Language. forthcoming.This paper aims to reconfigure the place of memory in epistemology. I start by rethinking the problem that memory systems solve; rather than merely functioning to store information, I argue that the core function of any memory system is to support accurate and relevant retrieval. This way of specifying the function of memory has consequences for which structures and mechanisms make up a memory system. In brief, memory systems are modeling systems. This means that they generate, update and manage…Read more
41Retrieval is central to the distinctive function of episodic memoryBehavioral and Brain Sciences 41. 2018.
Princeton UniversityProgram In Cognitive SciencePost-doctoral fellow
University of ArizonaDepartment of PhilosophyAssistant Professor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Department of Philosophy
Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America