Topoi

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 101–113

Husserl and the representational theory of mind

Authors

  • Ronald McIntyre
    • Department of PhilosophyCalifornia State University, Northridge
Topos: Current Issues in Phenomenology

DOI: 10.1007/BF00139224

Cite this article as:
McIntyre, R. Topoi (1986) 5: 101. doi:10.1007/BF00139224

Abstract

Husserl has finally begun to be recognized as the precursor of current interest in intentionality — the first to have a general theory of the role of mental representations in the philosophy of language and mind. As the first thinker to put directedness of mental representations at the center of his philosophy, he is also beginning to emerge as the father of current research in cognitive psychology and artificial intelligence.

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