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Intentional Attitudes and Relations

A. N. Prior

in Objects of Thought

Published in print April 1971 | ISBN: 9780198243540
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680694 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243540.003.0008
Intentional Attitudes and Relations

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From objects of thought in the sense of ‘what we think’, this chapter now turns to objects of thought in the more natural sense of what we think of or about. It discusses ‘thinking of’ as a genuine relation; Reid on the possible unreality and generality of objects of thought; Brentano, Meinong, and Findlay on objects of thought; and Miss Anscombe on intentional objects.

Keywords: objects of thought; thinking; Reid; Brentano; Meinong; Findlay; intentional objects

Chapter.  8097 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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