Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Understanding: the ability to give reasons for a distinction or to justify a selection of options. See also actions, meaning, knowledge.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
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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").
I 245
Simulation/understanding: simulation of a hurricane does not provide causal explanation, therefore also no understanding - similar pattern does not proof similar function.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

J. R. Searle
Die Wiederentdeckung des Geistes Frankfurt 1996

J.R. Searle
Intentionalität Frankfurt 1991

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

J.R. Searle
Ausdruck und Bedeutung Frankfurt 1982

J. R. Searle
Sprechakte Frankfurt 1983

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-22