• Richard L. Tieszen
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 203)


Most of the work that has been done by phenomenologists is concerned with the phenomenology of straightforward perception. It is in this area that one could expect to find the deepest and most illuminating analyses of Husserl’s general distinction between intentions and the fulfillment of intentions. Perceptual intuition may be considered generally to be a process which provides the relevant evidence for a person’s beliefs about medium-sized physical objects and about the physical world as a whole. Since the basic structure of the acts involved in ordinary perceptual intuition is supposed to be the same as that of the acts involved in mathematical intuition it would be a good idea to consider in more detail how the notion of fulfillment of intentions to ordinary perceptual objects is to be understood.


Physical Object Perceptual Object Perceptual Belief Background Belief Metaphysical Realism 
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