Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Understanding: the ability to give reasons for a distinction or to justify a selection of options. See also actions, meaning, knowledge.
 
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Searle, John R.
 
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Understanding I 198 ff
Background: skills and knowledge that can make the consciousness work (e.g. understanding an image (uphill/downhill?) - the same real meaning determines in different backgrounds different fulfilment conditions - background: is not intention itself, "assume" has no explicit propositional content, not explicit belief (E.g. objects are fixed) - network: additional knowledge (cannot interpret itself) network intentional, no ability (even during sleep) ("Bush is president").
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I 245
Simulation/understanding: simulation of a hurricane does not provide causal explanation, therefore also no understanding - similar pattern does not proof similar function.

S I
J. R. Searle
Die Wiederentdeckung des Geistes Frankfurt 1996

S II
J.R. Searle
Intentionalität Frankfurt 1991

S III
J. R. Searle
Die Konstruktion der gesellschaftlichen Wirklichkeit Hamburg 1997

S IV
J.R. Searle
Ausdruck und Bedeutung Frankfurt 1982

S V
J. R. Searle
Sprechakte Frankfurt 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-28