Defending non-derived content

Philosophical Psychology 18 (6):661-669 (2005)

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Ken Aizawa
Rutgers University - Newark
Fred Adams
University of Delaware
Abstract
In ‘‘The Myth of Original Intentionality,’’ Daniel Dennett appears to want to argue for four claims involving the familiar distinction between original (or underived) and derived intentionality. 1. Humans lack original intentionality. 2. Humans have derived intentionality only. 3. There is no distinction between original and derived intentionality. 4. There is no such thing as original intentionality. We argue that Dennett’s discussion fails to secure any of these conclusions for the contents of thoughts.
Keywords Original intensionality  Derived intensionality  Naturalized semantic  Dennett
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DOI 10.1080/09515080500355186
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