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(2010) Philosophy, phenomenology, sciences, Dordrecht, Springer.

Thinking about non-existence

Lilian Alweiss

pp. 695-721

Thinkers who advocate the principle of intentionality necessarily hold that mental phenomena are directed toward an object. We can take our lead here from one of Franz Brentano's famous remarks: "in presentation, something is presented, in judgement something is affirmed or denied, in love loved, in hate hated, in desire desired, and so on'.1 What is desired is the object of desire.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0071-0_26

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Alweiss, L. (2010)., Thinking about non-existence, in C. Ierna, H. Jacobs & F. Mattens (eds.), Philosophy, phenomenology, sciences, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 695-721.

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