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Intentionality, an essay in the philosophy of mind

by John R. Searle

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intentionality (Philosophy),
  • Philosophy of mind

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementJohn R. Searle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB105.I56 S43 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3499651M
    ISBN 100521228956, 0521273021
    LC Control Number82019849

    In Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia, ed. J. Pfeifer and S. Sarkar (Routledge, forthcoming) Intentionality. Some things are about, or are directed on, or represent, other example, the sentence 'Cats are animals' is about cats (and about animals), this article is about intentionality, Emanuel Leutze's most famous painting is about Washington's crossing of the . Sellars, W.: , ‘Empiricism and the Philosphy of Mind’, Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science I; reprinted in , A. Marras (ed.), Intentionality, Mind and Language, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, Illinois. References are to this volume. Google ScholarCited by: 3.

    THEORY OF INTENTIONALITY * by Ronald McIntyre and David Woodruff Smith 1. INTENTIONALITY Intentionality is a central concept in philosophy of mind and in Husserl’s phenom­ enology. Indeed, Husserl calls intentionality the “fundamental property of consciousness” and the “principle theme of phenomenology”. The new essays in this volume examine the full scope of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy, from his central and abiding concern with the nature of perception and the Author: Joel Krueger.

    Scopri Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind di Searle, John R.: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da Amazon.5/5(2).   (1) Intentionality John Haugeland, in “What is Mind Design”, says that intentionality is meant to describe that everything mental has intentionality, and that nothing else does unless it is derived from something else that is mental. In particular, intentionality is about aboutness. By this I mean that some things are about other things.


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He wrote in the Introduction to this book, “The primary aim of this book is to develop a theory of intentionality. I hesitate to call an essay in the philosophy of mind book a general theory because a large number of topics, e.g., the emotions, are left undiscussed, but I do believe the approach here presented will prove useful for explaining Intentional phenomena by:   An important book in the philosophy of mind.

I might add more to this "review", but I'll just mention that chapter 2 "intentionality and perception" is greatly added on in his recent book on the philosophy of perception/5.

John Searle's Speech Acts () and Expression and Meaning () developed a highly original and influential approach to the study of language. But behind both works lay the assumption that the philosophy of language is in the end a branch of the philosophy of the mind: speech acts are forms of human action and represent just one example of the mind's capacity /5(3).

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Searle | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The primary aim of this book is to develop a theory of Intentionality. I hesitate to call it a general theory because a large number of topics, e.g., the emotions, are left undiscussed, but I do believe the approach here presented will prove useful for explaining Intentional phenomena generally.

Find books like Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Intentional. Intentionality An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind. Get access. The present book is concerned with these biologically fundamental capacities, and, though third in the sequence, in effect it provides the philosophical foundations for the other two.

‘A thorough study of all aspects of Searle’s approach is essential to any serious study Author: John R. Searle. Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind / Edition 1. by John R.

Searle | Read Reviews. But behind both works lay the assumption that the philosophy of language is in the end a branch of the philosophy of the mind: speech acts are forms of human action and represent just one example of the mind's capacity to relate the human Brand: Cambridge University Press.

Get this from a library. Intentionality, an essay in the philosophy of mind. [John R Searle] -- John Searle's Speech Acts () and Expression and Meaning () developed a highly original and influential approach to the study of language. But behind both works lay. Buy Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind First Edition by Searle (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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But behind both works lay the assumption that the philosophy of language is in the end a branch of the philosophy of the mind: speech acts are forms of human action and represent just one example of the mind's capacity to relate the Authors: John R.

Searle, University of. Intentionality is taken to be the crucial mental phenomenon, and its analysis involves wide-ranging discussions of perception, action, causation, meaning, and reference.

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'Intentionality' is a philosophical term that describes the elements of mental states that are 'directed' at things or ideas—the fact that thinking, feeling, hoping, believing, desiring are 'about' things. How can physical brain processes—electric currents and chemical concentrations—be 'about' things.

Intentionality, some claim, is a problem for physicalists. Intentionality is a philosophical concept defined as "the power of minds to be about, to represent, or to stand for, things, properties and states of affairs".

The idea fell out of discussion with the end of the medieval scholastic period, but in recent times was resurrected by Franz Brentano and later adopted by Edmundintentionality is a live concern among philosophers of. Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind eBook: John R.

Searle: : Kindle Store/5(5). The book also functions as a good introduction for anyone new to philosophy of mind because Armstrong begins with a survey of different views of the metaphysics of mind, including Cartesian dualism – the idea that we have an immaterial soul that is completely distinct from the body – and other important theories, such as behaviourism, the.

intentionality as the central focus of most research in contemporary philosophy of mind. Most of the essays in the first volume tackle the question of the mind’s place in nature.

In the philosophy of mind there is an uneasy relation between Intentionality and causality. Causality is generally regarded as a natural relation between events in the world; Intentionality is regarded in a variety of ways but not generally as a natural phenomenon, as much a part of the natural order as any other biological phenomenon.The terminology of intentionality derives from the scholastic philosophy of the Middle Ages, and was revived by Brentano in Brentano characterized intentionality in terms of the mind’s direction upon an object, and emphasized that the object need not exist.

He also claimed that it is the intentionality of mental phenomena that.Intentionality, in phenomenology, the characteristic of consciousness whereby it is conscious of something— i.e., its directedness toward an object. Read More on This Topic. philosophy of mind: Intentionality.

Despite their differences, the various forms of rationality share one important trait: they involve propositional attitudes.