History and Memory


  • Davit MOSINYAN Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan




history, memory, identity, collective memory, narrative, identity crisis


This paper discusses the issue of the relationship of history and memory. Memory becomes a topic in historical discourses as it deals with identity, especially when we speak of collective memory. The paper presents the history of the relationship of history and memory and suggests a thesis according which the close interaction between these two concepts can solve the crisis of identity that has been most urgent in our days.


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Author Biography

Davit MOSINYAN, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan

Davit MOSINYAN (PhD) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Logic Named after Academician Georg Brutian at Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical Universi-ty, Yerevan, Armenia. His areas of interests include philosophy of history, cultural studies, philosophy of art, and epistemology. Mosinyan is an author of 1 handbook and more than 20 papers in various jour-nals. Recent publications: ―Can There Be a Credible Philosophy of History?‖, ―Is It Possible to Learn to Be Human from History?‖


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How to Cite

MOSINYAN, D. (2018). History and Memory. WISDOM, 11(2), 66–70. https://doi.org/10.24234/wisdom.v11i2.220