Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Second intention: is an expression for the fact that, in the formation of statements which attribute properties to an object, a general idea of the nature of the object, and then of the particular object, must first be assumed. (See W. Ockham, summa logicae, Bruges, Bibl. De la Ville, 498 (an. 1340), Avignon, Bibl. Mun. 1086 (1343)).

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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Quine, Willard Van Orman Second Intention   Quine, Willard Van Orman

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-21