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<!page xi, table of contents!> Contents Preface Part I On Memory and Recollection Chapter 1 Memory and Imagination Reading Guidelines The Greek Heritage Plato: The Present Representation of an Absent Thing Aristotle: ?Memory Is of the Past? A Phenomenological Sketch of Memory Memories and Images Chapter 2 The Exercise of Memory: Uses and Abuses Reading Guidelines The Abuses of Artificial Memory: The Feats of Memorization The Abuses of Natural Memory: Blocked Memory, Manipulated Memory, Abusively Controlled Memory The Pathological-Therapeutic Level: Blocked Memory The Practical Level: Manipulated Memory The Ethico-Political Level: Obligated Memory Chapter 3 Personal Memory, Collective Memory Reading Guidelines The Tradition of Inwardness Augustine Locke Husserl The External Gaze: Maurice Halbwachs Three Subjects of the Attribution of Memories: Ego, Collectives, Close Relations Part II History, Epistemology Prelude History: Remedy or Poison? Chapter 1 The Documentary Phase: Archived Memory Reading Guidelines Inhabited Space Historical Time Testimony The Archive Documentary Proof Chapter 2 Explanation/Understanding Reading Guidelines Promoting the History of Mentalities Some Advocates of Rigor: Michel Foucault, Michel de Certeau, Norbert Elias Variations in Scale From the Idea of Mentality to That of Representation The Scale of Efficacy or of Coerciveness The Scale of Degrees of Legitimation The Scale of Nonquantitative Aspects of Social Times The Dialectic of Representation Chapter 3 The Historian's Representation Reading Guidelines Representation and Narration Representation and Rhetoric The Historian's Representation and the Prestige of the Image Standing For Part III The Historical Condition Prelude The Burden of History and the Nonhistorical Chapter 1 The Critical Philosophy of History Reading Guidelines ?Die Geschichte Selber,? ?History Itself? ?Our? Modernity The Historian and the Judge Interpretation in History Chapter 2 History and Time Reading Guidelines Temporality Being-toward-Death Death in History Historicity The Trajectory of the Term Geschichtlichkeit Historicity and Historiography Within-Timeness: Being-?in?-Time Along the Path of the Inauthentic Within-Timeness and the Dialectic of Memory and History Memory, Just a Province of History? Memory, in Charge of History? The Uncanniness of History Maurice Halbwachs: Memory Fractured by History Yerushalmi: ?Historiography and Its Discontents? Pierre Nora: Strange Places of Memory Chapter 3 Forgetting Reading Guidelines Forgetting and the Effacing of Traces Forgetting and the Persistence of Traces The Forgetting of Recollection: Uses and Abuses Forgetting and Blocked Memory Forgetting and Manipulated Memory Commanded Forgetting: Amnesty Epilogue Difficult Forgiveness The Forgiveness Equation Depth: The Fault Height: Forgiveness The Odyssey of the Spirit of Forgiveness: The Passage through Institutions Criminal Guilt and the Imprescriptible Political Guilt Moral Guilt The Odyssey of the Spirit of Forgiveness: The Stage of Exchange The Economy of the Gift Gift and Forgiveness The Return to the Self Forgiving and Promising Unbinding the Agent from the Act Looking Back over an Itinerary: Recapitulation Happy Memory Unhappy History? Forgiveness and Forgetting Notes Works Cited Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Memory (Philosophy)History Philosophy