By Friederike Moltmann,Mark Textor
The act-based standpoint traditionally is going again to the paintings of critical eu philosophers, particularly that of Husserl, Twardowski, Meinong, and Reinach. despite the fact that, their paintings has been unduly missed and is in truth mostly inaccessible to modern analytic philosophers. the quantity offers a principal number of paintings of those philosophers that undergo on an act-based notion of philosophical content material, a few of which in new translations (one paper through Reinach), a few of which released in English for the first actual time (two papers by means of Twardowski).
In addition, the quantity offers new paintings by way of major modern philosophers of language pursuing or discussing an act-based notion of propositional content material. additionally, the publication features a crosslinguistic learn of nominalizations for activities and items, a contrast that performs a important 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