Remembering Differently


The social construction of memory as seen in the different ways “memory” has functioned in human language, culture and thought, including medical practices, time, group identity, religion, law and ethics, performance, media new and old, and cultural mythologies. Includes readings from the Sophists, Plato, Augustine, Matteo Ricci, Bergson, Proust, Freud, and non-Western sources like the Buddha and Bilhana. One course.

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