Part 5. The Golden Principles of Language

We intend what we say insofar as we say what we mean

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In order to grasp Searle’s conception of how language functions, (and how he thinks intentionality fits into the equation), we need to look at a few of his “golden” principles.

I will delve into specifics in a moment, but here are the crucial notions that he lists:




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Flannery Wilson

Flannery Wilson

Flannery has a PhD in Comparative Literature. She teaches French, Italian, and visual media. Her book on Taiwanese cinema can be found on Amazon.

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