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Intensionality and Intentional States

(Original title: Intenzionalita a intencionálne stavy)
Filozofia, 51 (1996), 5, 309-318.
Type of work: From Young Writers’ Competition
Publication language: Slovak

The aim of the paper is to show one part of Searle’s conception of intentionality in its relationship to the problem of intensionality. A short characteristics of intensionality is given, followed by the outline of Searle’s concept of intentionality and intentional states, leaving out the problems of intensionality concerning modal contexts. Finally, the autor makes an attempt to show how in Searle’s opinion intentionality solves the problems of intensionality, and to compare his solution with the analysis of G. Frege and P. Tichy.

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