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Intentionality, sense and the mind

Harney, Maurita J.

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To say that thought is intentional is to say that thought is directed to some object. Objects to which thought is directed are problematic: unlike the objects of physical acts - like hitting - they need not exist in reality: I may think of a unicorn, or imagine a centaur, even though such objects do not exist. However, in most cases my thoughts are directed to existing objects: I may think of President Carter or I may envy Mrs. Thatcher. In such cases the object of my thought is none other than...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-24
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10211

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