Re: ality

From: Francesca S. Alcorn (
Date: Fri Feb 22 2002 - 22:30:46 GMT

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    Scott said:

    >Your fellow Harvardian Daniel Schacter has written about false
    >memories. I could stand to re-read his discussions of this issue
    >some time.

    Lenore Terr has done a lot of research on trauma and memory and wrote
    a very thoughtful book about it called "Unchained Memories." She's
    the one who did all the follow up work with the kids from the
    Chowchilla bus kidnapping. It's worth a look.

    >Too busy right now frying other eggs reading David Bidney's
    >_Theoretical Anthropology_. He has some good stuff about Durkheim
    >and Levy-Bruhl and "social facts"/collective representations. Also
    >he talks about Bastian's *Elementargedanken* ("elementary ideas")
    >which may relate to Jung's archetypes in some ways, along with Jakob
    >Burckhardt's "primordial images" IMO. Julian Huxley got me
    >interested in Bidney.
    >There's a part where Bidney related conceptions of individuals as
    >passive carriers/vehicles for cultural stuff too, but I'll need to
    >ruminate on that one.

    Sounds fascinating. Not something I'd find at my local library tho.


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