Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Intention: the will to commit an act, as opposed to a random occurrence of such an event. See also motives, causation, will.
Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Strawson, Peter F.
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Intentions Meg I 24ff
Intention/StrawsonVsGrice: may be hided complicatly by courtesy, nevertheless can hint at something etc. - modification: the n-th part-intention of S is that H should recognize that S has the (n-1)th part-intention.
I 30
Re-definition: 1. H shows R (reaction) 2. H believes that S (1) intends 3. Hs fulfillment of (1) is based on Hs' fulfilment of (2).
I 31
SearleVsGrice: (lemon example): the soldier did not mean ... (intention/meaning/meaning independent) - supplement: H should recognize that the uttered sentence is uttered conventionally to achieve a certain effect.
I 33
Grice E.g. Arab traders: "damned ...": one can say that the trader thinks the customer should come in, but the sentence does not mean it - lemon example: not the sentence but the situation is decisive.

Str I
P.F. Strawson
Einzelding und logisches Subjekt Stuttgart 1972

Str IV
P.F. Strawson
Analyse und Metaphysik M√ľnchen 1994

Str V
P.F. Strawson
Die Grenzen des Sinns Frankfurt 1981

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29