Intentionality and Semiotics: A Story of Mutual Fecundation

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How can philosophy or science claim to discover objective truth when their arguments originate from subjective beings? In Intentionality and Semiotics, John Deely offers a controversial solution to the problem of subjectivity in inquiry. He creates an interface between semiotics and the concept of intentionality, as it appears in Aquinas?s work, to demonstrate that every sign is irrevocably linked to the reality of relations. In the process, Deely builds a bridge between classical thinkers such as Aristotle and ...

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Overview

How can philosophy or science claim to discover objective truth when their arguments originate from subjective beings? In Intentionality and Semiotics, John Deely offers a controversial solution to the problem of subjectivity in inquiry. He creates an interface between semiotics and the concept of intentionality, as it appears in Aquinas’s work, to demonstrate that every sign is irrevocably linked to the reality of relations. In the process, Deely builds a bridge between classical thinkers such as Aristotle and modernists such as Heidegger and Peirce in this innovative volume.

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589661325
  • Publisher: University of Scranton Press
  • Publication date: 8/15/2007
  • Series: USP-Approaches to Postmodernity
  • Pages: 218
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

John N. Deely is professor of philosophy at the University of St. Thomas, Houston.

 

 

 

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Table of Contents

Note on Reference Style

           Aviso.    By Way of Evitating Needless Misunderstandings

    Chapter 1.    "Intentionality"

    Chapter 2.    Gilson and Aquinas

    Chapter 3.    Immateriality and Intentionality:

                         The Latin Development, Jacques Maritain,

                         and the Contemporary Scene

   Chapter 4.    Specifying Forms, Impressed and Expressed:

                        Terms without Equivalence in Modern Philosophy

   Chapter 5.    The Problem of Thing and Object

   Chapter 6.    Specifying Forms, Objects, and Things.

                        The Problem of Actual Intelligibility

   Chapter 7.    "Abstraction"

                            Appendix to Chapter 7

   Chapter 8.    "Agere Sequitur Esse":

                         The Role of Relation in the Order of Being

   Chapter 9.     Revolutionizing the Understanding of Subjectivity as

                         Ens Absolutum

 Chapter 10.    Ens Reale as a Sub-Division of Ens Primum Cognitum

 Chapter 11.    Esse Intentionale Again

 Chapter 12.    "Passions of the Soul": Sign-Vehicles as Subjective

                         Factors versus Signs as Suprasubjective Relations

                              Appendix to Chapter 12

 Chapter 13.    Ontological Relation and Esse Intentionale

 Chapter 14.    The Knowledge pf Essences

 Chapter 15.    A Truth More Complex and Interesting

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