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Collaborative RememberingTheories, Research, and Applications$
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Michelle L. Meade, Celia B. Harris, Penny Van Bergen, John Sutton, and Amanda J. Barnier

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780198737865

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198737865.001.0001

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Collaborative Memory Knowledge: A Distributed Reliabilist Perspective

Collaborative Memory Knowledge: A Distributed Reliabilist Perspective

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(p.231) Chapter 13 Collaborative Memory Knowledge: A Distributed Reliabilist Perspective
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Collaborative Remembering
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Kourken Michaelian

Santiago Arango-Muñoz

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198737865.003.0013

Collaborative remembering, in which two or more individuals cooperate to remember together, is an ordinary occurrence. Ordinary though it may be, it challenges traditional understandings of memory knowledge in terms of justified memory beliefs held within the minds of single subjects. Collaborative memory has come to be a major area of research in psychology, but it has so far not been investigated in epistemology. This chapter conducts an initial exploration of the epistemological implications of collaborative memory research, arguing that the findings of this research support a novel theory of knowledge: distributed reliabilism. The chapter also argues for broadening the concept of collaborative memory to include not only direct interactions among subjects but also more indirect, technology-supported, and -mediated interactions.

Keywords:   collaborative memory, transactive memory, extended knowledge, reliabilism, virtue epistemology, distributed cognition, extended cognition, metacognition, collective memory, philosophy of memory

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