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intentionality (in·tenˈ·sh·naˑ·li·tē),

n the characteristic of any action engaged in intentionally.
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Moreover, it opens the way for identifying some specific points of continuity between the Tractatus and Wittgenstein later work insofar as it incorporates some form of action into the theory of intentionality in the Tractatus.
Addressing this among other complex but vital issues in the interpretation of Brentano's early theory of intentionality, Arkadiusz Chrudzimski's new monograph takes on difficult topics.
95--A theory of intentionality should explain how mental states can carry information or be "about" something.
This is the point at which Dennett's theory of consciousness must be joined with his theory of intentionality, developed elsewhere.
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