Card Set Information
Intentionality; First Intention; Second Intention
- being referential to another. Knowledge is of something.
- an actual being in the world, e.g., a dog.
- a mental being, e.g., the idea of a dog.
- represents another.
- the thing represented.
- has its own existence other than being a sign.
- is only a sign and nothing else. Only ideas
- not man-made.
- an intellectual abstraction of the essence of a thing.
- the definition of the concept, e.g., “rational animal.”
- the things to which the concept applies, e.g., “all humans.”
“All the feathers weigh 50 pounds.”
“Each of the feathers can be used to tickle someone.”
- the actual being which is considered by the mind, e.g., “a door.”
- the aspect or part which is being considered, e.g., “the color of the door.”
- a verbal or written expression of a concept. Conventional, i.e., agreed upon, as opposed to concepts, which are natural.
- the term being spoken about.
- what is being said about the subject.
- the verb “is,” which joins the Subject and the Predicate.
- used in exactly the same sense: “The Poodle barks and the Doberman barks.”
- used in totally different senses: “The Doberman barks at the bark of the tree.”
- used in similar, but not identical, senses: “You seem healthy. Are eggs healthy for you?”