By Friederike Moltmann,Mark Textor
The act-based point of view traditionally is going again to the paintings of significant ecu philosophers, particularly that of Husserl, Twardowski, Meinong, and Reinach. besides the fact that, their paintings has been unduly overlooked and is actually principally inaccessible to modern analytic philosophers. the quantity offers a significant number of paintings of those philosophers that endure on an act-based perception of philosophical content material, a few of which in new translations (one paper by means of Reinach), a few of which released in English for the first actual time (two papers by means of Twardowski).
In addition, the quantity provides new paintings by way of top modern philosophers of language pursuing or discussing an act-based notion of propositional content material. furthermore, the ebook features a crosslinguistic research of nominalizations for activities and items, a contrast that performs a vital position 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