|Intention: the will to commit an act, as opposed to a random occurrence of such an event. See also motives, causation, will.|
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Intention: not always adequate: E.g. The prepetrator leaves M’s handkerchief at the scene of the crime in order to divert suspicion from himself. Here, meaning does not follow from the intention.
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Intention/Action: part of the communication intention is that the listener recognizes the intention that he should believe something that corresponds to the content.
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Intention/Action: frown can only be produced with a certain intention, when at least the possible effect is clear (but no paradox), (not circular).
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Intention/meaning: E.g. anger: may partly result from the fact that the L(istener) believes that S (Speaker) intended to annoy the other one! Belief in intention: Partial cause of anger. Grice: But not partial reason.
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E.g. test: The candidate utters: "The Battle of Waterloo was in 1816"
The candidate means this, but his intention is not that the examiner believes that.
H. Paul Grice
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, Hg. Georg Meggle Frankfurt/M. 1993