• Speaking Wordly: An Adverbial View of Representation
    Dissertation, Duke University. 2000.
    Numerous theories of intentionality have been proposed which seek to account for the aboutness of signs, symbols, and representations. Typically such theories attempt to provide a naturalistic account of intentionality, and such theories are often offered for supposed mental representations which are thought to have natural, underived intentionality. While theories of intentionality have problems, it is thought that some such theory must work, at least in principle. ;I offer an alternative adver…Read more