chapter  19
Memory as Knowledge-Based Inference: Two Observations
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A historical perspective may help to place this pressing issue in memory research in a larger context. In this century, logic and mathematics are prime examples of content-independent theories. This was not always so. Mixed mathematics, a term derived from Aristotle's explanation of how harmonics and optics mixed the forms of mathematics with the matter of sound and light, had no existence independent of its subject matter (Gigerenzer et al., 1989). For instance, Euclidean geometry once described the space we live

Q: Did you ever have to kiss her vagina? A: No. Q: Which of the kids had to kiss her vagina? A: What's this? Q: No that's my toy, my radio box. Which kids had to kiss her vagina? A: Me.