Oxford University Press (2005)

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Graham Priest
CUNY Graduate Center
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Graham Priest presents a ground-breaking account of the semantics of intentional language--verbs such as "believes," "fears," "seeks," or "imagines." Towards Non-Being proceeds in terms of objects that may be either existent or non-existent, at worlds that may be either possible or impossible. The book will be of central interest to anyone who is concerned with intentionality in the philosophy of mind or philosophy of language, the metaphysics of existence and identity, the philosophy of fiction, the philosophy of mathematics, or cognitive representation in AI.
Keywords Intentionality (Philosophy
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Call number B105.I56.P76 2005
ISBN(s) 0199230552   0199262543   9780199262540   9780199230556   9780198783596
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