2.5 Why intentions?

Most of the rest of Grice's paper is dedicated to spelling out a way of identifying the meaning of an individual utterance ‘on an occasion’ with the content of the utterer's intentions (Step One). The hard task he faces is to say what type of intention creates meaning. If someone shouts ‘I saw a film last night’ extremely loudly at their brother with the intention of making this brother fall off his bike, this ‘utterance’ (if that is the right word) does not thereby mean fall o
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

2008.04.04-A Utah Political Perceptive: Five Decades of History
Dan Jones comments on five decades of politics in Utah from the 1960s through 2008, hitting the high points of the issues and the leaders.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Basic Spanish Vocabulary - Places
In this video you will see and hear the Spanish words for places that you might go. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations on the screen along with pictures that represent the words.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

5.4 Identifying sources

So what material do you have available to you?

  • Your materials are likely to be your first sources of information.

  • Any guidance notes you may have been given will sometimes tell you exactly which sections you need to look at. But don't forget that your course materials encompass more than just these texts.

  • Make use of any handouts you've been given.

  • Your own notes of what you have been reading or watching; fr
    Author(s): The Open University

    License information
    Related content

    Copyright © 2016 The Open University

7.2.1 The equilibrium constant

An expression for the equilibrium constant of a reaction can be put together from the concentrations of the reactants and products at equilibrium. A concentration of a reactant or product is represented by enclosing its chemical formula in square brackets. Thus, the concentration of NO(g) is written [NO(g)].

To write down the equilibrium constant of a reaction, we start with the concentrations of the products. Each one is raised to the power of the number that precedes it in the reactio
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

5.1 Pollution and loss of biodiversity

Unfortunately, halting the disappearance of species cannot be achieved simply by measures such as putting fences around special habitats and asking people not to pick the flowers or disturb the breeding birds. Many species are vanishing because of pollution. You probably have a good understanding of the meaning of this term, but it is variously defined. The Open University has a course on environmental control and public health, in which pollution is defined as the introduction into th
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2013 The Open University

17.544 Comparative Politics and China (MIT)
This graduate seminar has two main goals: to explore the main theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of contemporary Chinese politics; and to relate those approches to broader trends in the field of comparative politics. What has the study of China contributed to the field of comparative politics, and vice versa? What are the most effective ways to integrate area studies, broader comparative approaches, and theory? Seminar presumes a basic understanding of the history and politic
Author(s): Steinfeld, Edward

License information
Related content

Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative C

1001 belachelijke sterfgevallen : Begrijpend lezen
1001_belachelijke_sterfgevallen.png

Leerlingen lezen een krantenartikel over het boek 1001 Ridiculous Ways to Die van David Southwell. Nadien beantwoorden ze er enkele vragen over.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

17.951 Nuclear Weapons in International Politics: Past, Present and Future (MIT)
This course will expose students to tools and methods of analysis for use in assessing the challenges and dangers associated with nuclear weapons in international politics. The first two weeks of the course will look at the technology and design of nuclear weapons and their means of production. The next five weeks will look at the role they played in the Cold War, the organizations that managed them, the technologies that were developed to deliver them, and the methods used to analyze nuclear fo
Author(s): Cote, Owen,Walsh, James

License information
Related content

Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative C

Culture under Fire [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Helen Frowe, Issam Kourbaj, Vernon Rapley, Professor Eleanor Robson | From the recent destruction of Palmyra and the looting of the National Museum of Iraq, cultural artefacts are one of the many casualties of armed conflict. What exactly is cultural property and whose property is it? How should we weigh its value against other priorities during times of conflict? What risks should be taken to protect it, and who is responsible for rebuilding and restoring when the conflict
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Derived copy of How Economies Can Be Organized: An Overview of Economic Systems
Ken McCormick
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Contrast traditional economies, command economies, and market economies Explain gross domestic product […]

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

CSET Science Subtest I Exam Preparation Resource

Topics

  • Astronomy
  • Geodynamics
  • Earth Resources
  • Optics & Waves
  • Forces & Motion
  • Electricity & Magnetism

New users must register (enroll) in the course
Author(s): (Leila Belkora)

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Surround Sound Simulation
Chris Stevenson, Adam Samaniego, Erin Lytle, Nnena Okeke
Generating the illusion of directional sound using calcu

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

1.1 What this course is about

Each venture

Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate …

T. S. Eliot, ‘East Coker’

Some years ago I was playing with my nephew. ‘Guess what’, he said. ‘My gran remembers before there was television!’ He was clearly thinking about the past in terms of ‘before there was television’.

At that time, I was working in computing, and most people couldn't really un
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Babbage: The ethics of AI

Artificial intelligence heralds the fourth industrial revolution. But what are its ethical challenges? Also, Anne McElvoy and producer Cheryl Brumley head under Manhattan to inspect New York’s newest water tunnel. And the biggest rocket in the world prepares for its maiden flight. Kenneth Cukier hosts.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

References

Arnett, P. et al. (1998) Flash! Associated Press Covers the World, New York, Harry N. Abrams.
Barley, N. (1983) The Innocent Anthropologist, London, Penguin.
Becker, H.S. (1985) ‘Do photographs tell the truth?’ in Cook, T.D. and Reichardt, C.S. (eds) Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Evaluation Research, London, Sage.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2013 The Open University

The Purposeful Company: a healthy prescription for UK plc? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ian Burger, Clare Chapman, Will Hutton, Professor David Kershaw and Professor Colin Mayer | Will Hutton, Chair of the Big Innovation Centre Steering Group and Colin Mayer of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford will present evidence from the Interim Report and indicate the nine headline areas in which they are developing recommendations for the Policy Report to be published in February 2017, which they help to co-author. This extremely timely report, coming at a time when Parl
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

3.8 Review

In the first three sections, we have looked at devices whose usefulness is dependent on their form. In the case of the Pirani sensor, it was the dimensions of the microbridge that affected its sensitivity; in the AFM probe, its ability to resolve features on a surface is determined mostly by the form of the last few nanometres of its very tip. With devices the emphasis is not so much on the form of the structure as on how to make it move in the right way and, just as importantly, how to detec
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Confronting Violence | Policy Responses || Radcliffe Institute
POLICY RESPONSES This panel examines the impact of institutional and governmental policies on the incidence and tolerance of gender-based violence. Moderator: Jacqueline Bhabha, FXB Director of Research and Professor of the Practice of Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School 11:35 Flavia Agnes, Legal Scholar, Author, Women’s Right Activist, and Lawyer 32:37 Gina M. Grosso, Major General, Director of the Air Force Sexual Assa
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content