Quotes

11 November 2014
The ascription of an unconscious intentional phenomenon to a system implies that the phenomenon is in principle accessible to consciousness.
11 November 2014
The problem posed by indirect speech acts is the problem of how it is possible for the speaker to say one thing and mean that but also to mean something else.
11 November 2014
Where questions of style and exposition are concerned I try to follow a simple maxim: if you can't say it clearly you don't understand it yourself.
11 November 2014
An utterance can have Intentionality, just as a belief has Intentionality, but whereas the Intentionality of the belief is intrinsic the Intentionality of the utterance is derived.
11 November 2014
The Intentionality of the mind not only creates the possibility of meaning, but limits its forms.
11 November 2014
The assertion fallacy ... is the fallacy of confusing the conditions for the performance of the speech act of assertion with the analysis of the meaning of particular words occurring in certain assertions.
11 November 2014
Well, what does "good" mean anyway...? As Wittgenstein suggested, "good," like "game," has a family of meanings. Prominent among them is this one: "meets the criteria or standards of assessment or evaluation."
11 November 2014
Whatever is referred to must exist. Let us call this the axiom of existence.
11 November 2014
Where conscious subjectivity is concerned, there is no distinction between the observation and the thing observed.

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