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Cruel Intensions: An Essay on Intentional Identity and Intentional Attitudes

Sandgren, Alexander


Some intentional attitudes (beliefs, fears, desires, etc.) have a common focus in spite of there being no object at that focus. For example, two beliefs may be about the same witch even when there are no witches, different astronomers had beliefs directed at Vulcan, even though there is no such planet. This relation of having a common focus, whether or not there is an actual concrete object at that focus, is called intentional identity. In the first part of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-04-21
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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