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    Many understand intentionality as the ofness or aboutness of mental states yet disagree about it metaphysically. I will argue that intentionality seems best understood as an abstract universal; it is needed to have factual knowledge of reality, yet metaphysical treatments of intentionality by several fashionable philosophies land us in constructivism. I will focus on Daniel Dennett’s treatment of intentionality and then extend my findings to other naturalist and physicalist views, postmodern epi…Read more