By Friederike Moltmann,Mark Textor
The act-based point of view traditionally is going again to the paintings of significant eu philosophers, specifically that of Husserl, Twardowski, Meinong, and Reinach. even if, their paintings has been unduly missed and is in truth principally inaccessible to modern analytic philosophers. the quantity offers a relevant choice of paintings of those philosophers that endure on an act-based belief of philosophical content material, a few of which in new translations (one paper via Reinach), a few of which released in English for the first actual time (two papers by means of Twardowski).
In addition, the amount offers new paintings through major modern philosophers of language pursuing or discussing an act-based perception of propositional content material. in addition, the booklet incorporates a crosslinguistic research of nominalizations for activities and items, a contrast that performs a imperative function within the philosophy of language of Twardowski.
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Act-Based Conceptions of Propositional Content: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives by Friederike Moltmann,Mark Textor