Language, knowledge, and intentionality perspectives on the philosophy of Jaakko Hintikka

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Published by Philoophical Society of Finland in Helsinki .

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  • Hintikka, Jaakko, -- 1929-

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Leila Haaparanta, Martin Kusch, and Ilkka Niiniluoto.
SeriesActa philosophica Fennica -- v. 49
ContributionsHaaparanta, Leila, 1954-, Kusch, Martin., Niiniluoto, Ilkka.
LC ClassificationsB4715.H54 L3 1990
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Pagination487 p. :
Number of Pages487
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Open LibraryOL20399413M
ISBN 109519264116

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knowledge consists offactual knowledge stored as chunks organized into schemas. It operates in a more controlled fashion and with awareness. Wallach and Lebiere claimed that these two ‘architectural mechanisms’ could account for implicit and Language learning and, crucially, the interplay between the two systems.

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“Intentionality” for the Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences Jeff Speaks Janu ‘intentionality.’ ‘Intention’, like ‘belief’ and ‘desire’ is the name of a type of mental state. Like beliefs and desires, intentions exhibit intentionality. Some. Linguistic Criteria of Intentionality of the philosophical pro ject of finding “logico-grammatical” criteria of the intent ional he carried out for more than a : Tadeusz Ciecierski.

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