Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Intention: the will to commit an act, as opposed to a random occurrence of such an event. See also motives, causation, will.

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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David Chalmers
I 82
Intentions/Chalmers: There are arguments for intentions, similar to conscious experience that they...
I 83
...cannot logically supervene on physical and phenomenal properties. (See Kripke's Wittgenstein and Chalmers I 368).
ChalmersVs: in fact, intentional properties must logically supervene on these, if they are to be instantiated at all. Therefore, there is no particular ontological problem with intentionality.

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Cha I
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996

Cha II
D. Chalmers
Constructing the World Oxford 2014

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-21