Single Idea 3451

[catalogued under 19. Language / A. Nature of Meaning / 1. Meaning]

Full Idea

Meaning is derived intentionality.

Gist of Idea

Meaning is derived intentionality


John Searle (The Rediscovery of the Mind [1992], Intro)

Book Reference

Searle,John R.: 'The Rediscovery of the Mind' [MIT 1999], p.-6

A Reaction

That still leaves something very difficult to explain - how the intentionality of mental events can be 'transferred' to symbolic forms which can exist outside the mind.