intensionality


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intensionality

(ɪnˌtɛnʃəˈnælɪtɪ)
n
(Logic) logic the state of being intensional
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Except in the fields of science and mathematics, our present way of thinking based on identification, allness, elementalism, and intensionality has been institutionalized--accepted as the norm, and formally maintained, promoted, and protected by our institutions and societies at large.
2012), "Representing Unicorns: How to Think about Intensionality," in Currie, G.
Intensionality in the irrational beliefs-intellectual performance relationship.
Reads seems to consider the intensionality of (A) as its advantage, but it is a very dubious view.
5) For examples of sources in linguistics discussing intensionality, see GENNARO CHIERCHIA & SALLY MCCONNELL-GINET, MEANING AND GRAMMAR: AN INTRODUCTION TO SEMANTICS 257-328 (2d ed.
And even if, as does Dag Fallesdal, we were to regard Husserl's meanings as 'intensional entities', like Frege's Sinne, intensionality itself 'derives from intentionality'.
Whether or not Parsons's (redirected) criticism succeeds depends, say Oppenheimer and Zalta, "on one's analysis of the intentionality of directed mental states and the intensionality of denoting phrases.
The challenge of 'the intensionality of selection-for' (xviii), simply put, is whether a claim that gene A was selected for (in contrast to variant allele B) can be expressed in terms of physical causes without either invoking intentions, hence intensional language, or 'laws of selection' supporting counterfactual conditionals.
This distinction was revisited in one of the 2008 presentations, which observed that accepting a philosophical thesis of epiphenomenalism sets aside intensionality worries that the distinction presumes.
These are the states ascribed by verbs which have become known as intensional transitives: transitive verbs (verbs which take direct objects) which exhibit the characteristics of intensionality (that is, non-extensionality).
Specific topics include possible worlds for semantics for predicates, intensionality and coercion, and coercion versus indeterminacy in opaque verbs.
They cover alternate approaches to fine-grained intensionality and intensions as primitives, introduce a higher-order, fine-grained intensional logic, property theory with Curry typing, number theory and cardinality, anaphora and ellipsis, underspecified interpretations, expressive power and formal strength.