intentionality


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in·ten·tion·al·i·ty

(ĭn-tĕn′shə-năl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. in·ten·tion·al·i·ties
1. The state of having or being formed by an intention.
2. Philosophy The property of being about or directed toward an object or end, especially as attributed to conscious states, beliefs, or other mental phenomena such as language.
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Noun1.intentionality - expressive of intentions
deliberateness, deliberation - the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision; "he was a man of judicial deliberation"
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We drew on the attribution of intentionality model (Ferris, Bhawuk, Fedor, & Judge, 1995) and identified two types of employee attributions of an organization's perceived intentionality in innovation adoption, that is, attributions to constructive and deceptive intentionality.
She pointed out that instead of coming to the rescue of the Filipino fishermen, Locsin 'jumped to the defense' of the Chinese by contradicting claims of intentionality.
Their topics are meaning in linguistics; meaning, intentionality, and communication; (Frege on) sense and reference; reference: foundational issues; meaning in language use; compositionality; lexical decomposition: foundational issues; meaning in pre-19th-century thought; the emergence of linguistic semantics in the 19th and early 20th centuries; the influence of logic on semantics; formal semantics and representationalism; varieties of semantic evidence; methods in cross-linguistic semantics; formal methods in semantics; and applying experimental methods in semantics.
"But in practice it's much more likely that intentionality hits vulnerable people who were only doing what they felt they needed to in order to survive such as for example abandoning accommodation where the disrepair was threatening their children's health or fleeing due to threats of violence."
Lee also said Kim Jong-un showed "intentionality" to influence elections by scheduling his summit with U.S.
A council spokesman said the authority did not class any household with children as intentionally homeless in 2016-17 and added it supported a Welsh Government target of ending "intentionality" for households with children by 2019.
After I factor in my nightly six hours of shut-eye, dedicated time with my toddler-turned-preschooler, service to IMA, exercise, extended family, and more, it becomes even more important to focus on the quality and intentionality of my workday schedule rather than idealisms that inevitably fight against pragmatism ("I can do it all, and I can get that perfect 10!").
In order for change to take hold, intentionality must be central.
This notion is used to build the author's theoretical framework, which incorporates self-consciousness, reflexivity, and intentionality into a cognitive motivational theory of a priori loneliness (Mijuscovic, 2015, p.
This selected for joint intentionality. First, intentional agents had joint goals, engaging in projects that were collective, not merely individual projects more efficiently carried out in the company of others.