The Resource Approaches to Intentionality

Approaches to Intentionality

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Approaches to Intentionality
Title
Approaches to Intentionality
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Language
eng
Summary
Professor Lyons in this book both explores others' approaches to intentionality and expounds his own. Part I gives a critical account of the five most comprehensive and prominent contemporary approaches to intentionality. These approaches can be summarised as the instrumentalist approach, derived from Carnap and Quine and culminating in the work of Daniel Dennett; the linguistic approach, derived from the work of Chomsky and exhibited most fully in the work of Jerry Fodor; the biological approach, developed by Ruth Garrett Millikan, Colin McGinn, and others; the information-processing approach which has been given a definitve form in the work of Fred Dretske; and the functional role approach of Brian Loar. In Part II, Professor Lyons sets out a multi-level, developmental approach to intentionality.; Drawing upon work in neurophysiology and psychology, the author argues that intentionality is to be found, in different forms, at the levels of brain functioning, prelinguistic consciousness, language, and at the holistic level of 'whole person performance' which is demarcated by our ordinary everyday talk about beliefs, desires, hopes, intentions, and the other 'propositional attitudes'. Written in a direct, clear, and lively style, the extended survey of contemporary debate in Part I will be invaluable to the student of philosophy of mind or cognitive science as well as to the scholars and graduate students who will find an original new theory to contend with in Part II
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MiAaPQ
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Lyons, William
Dewey number
128.2
LC call number
B105.I56L8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Approaches to Intentionality
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/crkn/detail.action?docID=4964118
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280807015
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4964118
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4964118
  • (CaONFJC)MIL80701
  • (OCoLC)1027156540
Label
Approaches to Intentionality
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/crkn/detail.action?docID=4964118
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280807015
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4964118
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4964118
  • (CaONFJC)MIL80701
  • (OCoLC)1027156540

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