intentional fallacy


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intentional fallacy

n.
Intentionalism regarded as a fallacy.
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Kelly's view that the omission of Curio, who is already absent from Shakespeare, is "designed to bring the Antony-icon closer to the paradigm" (65) comes close to being a kind of intentional fallacy in service to ideology.
formalist focus on the text itself," which Kinderman sees as growing out of attempts to avoid "the socalled intentional fallacy.
I tried, and repeatedly failed, to avoid the intentional fallacy.
An Expressionist interpretation of The War lapses immediately into intentional fallacy, which in this case misconstrues Dix's biography.
10) Carroll's position is widely held in the debates of interpretation theory, but it has also attracted repeated criticism, see, for example, Nathan, "Irony" and Dickie/ Wilson, "The Intentional Fallacy.
The description, in passing, of Bankimchandra Chatterjee's "Vande Mataram" as a "tacitly anti-Muslim nationalist poem" (178) is, frankly, anachronistic intentional fallacy, and without corroborating evidence.
His falling victim to the intentional fallacy in claiming the authority to know what Mary Shelley's "real" beliefs behind the production of the novel were is a further unconvincing leap from utopias in the past and on the page to the present and the future.
So much for the dangers of the intentional fallacy Whimsatt and Beardsley warned us against
While biographical and similar materials can be useful for scholars, they also tend to produce a particular intentional fallacy, in which the woman writer is seen as a straightforward reporter of the events and preoccupations of her own life rather than as an artist shaping her work, producing texts which are also shaped by social and political contexts.
This is not intentional fallacy, I think, but rather offers a seldom-considered context for regarding such emphasis given to unconscious experience, and argues that such a view is at least possible for both writers and readers of these texts.
Students aware of the New Critical legacy regarding the intentional fallacy may be turned to the phenomenological texts of Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger; students curious about Watt's debts to formalism may be directed to the works of Viktor Shklovsky, Vladimir Propp, or Roman Jakobson.
8) The intentional fallacy has been rebutted often and on many grounds, as the "fallacy of the Intentional Fallacy" (Bateson 114), the "Intentional Fallacy Fallacy" (Nuttall 95), or even the "Intentional?
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